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It’s Back! Join Our Reading Course Online

If your New Year's Resolution is to make a start on all those classic novels, then we have news for you! Our sell-out reading course on nineteenth-century fiction is now going online! Join tutor Sherry Ashworth in our perennially popular reading course,...

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An Exciting Online Adventure

If like Elizabeth herself you 'must do some shopping' then we invite you take a look at our new online shop which opens this week on the museumshop website. Those who have had the opportunity to visit the House in person will...

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From our House to yours

Are you missing our lively literary events here at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House? Well, you can still enjoy our fascinating talks and discussions, because we’ve moved them online! So when you can’t go out, stay in and join us! From our house to...

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Elizabeth Gaskell's House, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Elizabeth Gaskell's House is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial...

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An urban oasis in which to say ‘I do’

PRESS RELEASE                                                              1 October 2020 Small is beautiful is the message from Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, which has been helping couples to celebrate their weddings throughout the summer, all carried out in line with Covid guidelines for marriages and civil partnerships. The Grade...

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