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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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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House says thank you to The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has welcomed the news that it has been awarded £50,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Heritage Emergency Fund, made possible by the National Lottery and its players.  The funding will provide essential support to Manchester Historic Buildings Trust,...

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