Elizabeth Gaskell’s Continental Travels, Part 3 Italy

Romantic Rome, 1857 'I am passing a very delightful morning with you in Rome' In Part 1 of Elizabeth Gaskell's Continental Travels we visited Heidelberg, Brussels and Switzerland and in Part 2 we explored France. Elizabeth’s letters between December 1856 and January

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s Continental Travels, Part 2 France

Paris 1853 After Elizabeth’s first Continental trip to Heidelberg in 1841, she didn’t travel abroad again until 1853, when she visited Paris with William and their eldest daughter, Marianne. They stayed with their Manchester friends the Schwabes, who had a house in

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Elizabeth Gaskell house in garden

Short Stories – New online course for Autumn 2024

Delve into the dark side with Sherry Ashworth’s new course on Victorian short stories. Keep your tissues to the ready as you shudder and weep over two of Elizabeth Gaskell’s stories, Lizzie Leigh and Lois the Witch. Then you may be shocked by George Eliot’s

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Girls playing croquet

Summer at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Rain or shine, indoor or outdoor, we have a summer of trails and games for all the family when you visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. The perfect day out for all ages. Enjoy some family time to relax and unwind Take some time

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Annual Impact Report and 2022 Highlights

Every year we create an Annual Report demonstrating the impact of the funding and donations we receive for the house and our activities. Read our Impact Report for 2022 below. Read our Annual Impact Report by clicking here Whilst the House has

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