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Reopening on Wednesday 12 August

Book here - www.ticketsource.co.uk/elizabeth-gaskell-house Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is preparing to reopen its doors on Wednesday 12 August, with visitors invited to enjoy exploring the Grade II* listed Regency-style villa where Elizabeth wrote some of her most famous novels. Pre-booked tickets, bookable up...

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NEW podcast from Bonnets at Dawn about Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

https://youtu.be/1OoqizhOyDA Join Hannah and Lauren (aka Bonnets at Dawn) for the first Podcast in their new Literary Houses Mini-Series. Featuring an update from the House Manager, Sally, on our plans for 2020. N.B - the interview with Sally took place at the...

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House closure from 17 March

Following the Government’s advice to avoid all non-essential contact we have taken the decision to close Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to the public from Tuesday 17 March until further notice.Our highest priority is to safeguard the welfare of our staff, volunteers and visitors,...

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Covid-19 virus

With the growing concern surrounding the Covid-19 virus, we’d like to reassure all our visitors that we are following guidelines issued by Public Health England, the NHS and the government. We are keeping a close eye on how the situation develops, and...

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Launch to recreate Elizabeth’s Bedroom

PRESS RELEASE 2 March 2020 www.givey.com/manchesterhistoricbuildingstrust Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is about to embark on a new chapter, as it launches a campaign to re-create Elizabeth’s bedroom as it would have been when the property was her much-loved home.  To make this vision...

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