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Lucy Powell MP visits Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to mark English Tourism Week

Lucy Powell MP has paid a house call to Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to mark the start of English Tourism Week (18 to 27 March) and to find out more about the important contribution to tourism made by the Grade II* listed Regency-style...

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Forgotten Novels – The Hidden Stories of the 19th and early 20th Century

Fancy rediscovering some of the forgotten women novelists of the Victorian and Edwardian era? This new online course with Sherry Ashworth starting in September may be for you! Women’s writing was often dismissed as romantic, sensationalist and lesser than men’s writing. So...

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Book Restoration Project gets started with AIM Collections Care Grant

Elizabeth Gaskell's House is to received funding from the Pilgrim Trust as part of the AIM Collections Remedial Conservation Grant Scheme to repair eight books from its collection. This project seeks to repair several important books in the collection which currently cannot...

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AIM Biffa Award to support new exhibition areas at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is delighted to announce that they have secured just over £39,000 of funding from AIM Biffa Award, as part of the Landfill Communities Fund, which will fund a new exhibition to show how Elizabeth Gaskell’s work is still relevant...

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Halloween Half Term Family Fun

At a time of year when cats come into their own, there is a lot of feline focused fun to be had at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House during October Half Term  (Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday). It’s also the purrfect place for a...

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