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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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Talks Programme 2020

Join us throughout 2020 for a fine line-up of literary lunch-time lectures. The Elizabeth Gaskell's House talks programme 2020 will explore the Gaskells' world, from Ruskin to revels, and Cranford to Crimea, with a lively mix of speakers to entertain and inform....

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Help us to re-imagine Elizabeth’s Bedroom

As many will know it has always been our ambition to restore Elizabeth's bedroom and we are excited to announce that plans are now in progress to make this happen. The room that was previously the exhibition room has now been cleared,...

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Voluntary Membership Secretary Role

The Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has been supporting the rescue and restoration of the House since before it was acquired by MHBT in 2004. We continue to play an active and vital role in raising money to maintain and develop the...

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Manchester’s Literary Garden Honoured with Britain In Bloom Award

Press Release Date: 6 November 2019 Manchester’s Literary Garden Honoured with Britain In Bloom Award Elizabeth Gaskell’s House garden in Ardwick has won a prestigious Silver Gilt award in this year’s RHS Britain in Bloom competition within the Small Visitor Attraction category....

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