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Exploring the well-being impact of online events

We are pleased to announce that Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and the Manchester Centre for Public History and Heritage are working in partnership on a new research project which hopes to investigate the impact of taking part in online heritage activities on individual’s...

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to receive £33,000 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Elizabeth Gaskell's House is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund and will support the house as it prepares to reopen to public on 19 May. Elizabeth Gaskell's House...

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Spring into Elizabeth Gaskell’s House season of online events

Mother’s Day - Online talks & tours - Book launch - Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Gaskell Season Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has earned an outstanding reputation for the quality and variety of its online events, with the programme designed to explore all aspects...

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What’s your Story? Calling young writers 7-16 year olds

The Portico Sadie Massey Awards are accepting entries for this year's Reading and Writing Competitions, open to ages seven to sixteen. The writing competition asks What's Your Story? In keeping with this theme, the website highlights four people who lived in the North, achieved great things...

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Digitised Elizabeth Gaskell and Charles Dickens letters now available to read online

Thanks to popular demand, and time afforded to staff during lockdown, the John Rylands Library (owned and operated by the University of Manchester) has just announced that they have created a new image viewer that makes their Elizabeth Gaskell collection of letters...

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