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Crafty Crowns – Family Fun at the House

Get crafty over May half-term when you visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.

Celebrate the season in style by making a crown inspired by your own interests and hobbies. Become the King or Queen of fashion and celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with some right royal headgear.

Our popular cat trail is also still available to follow around the house. Both included in admission.

Under 16s free with paying adult. Last entry 3pm.

Pre-booking essential

29th May
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A Large Cheerful, airy house, quite out of Manchester smoke.

Charlotte Brontë on visiting the House, 1851