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Talk: International Day Of Peace – William Gaskell and Crimea

Join us to celebrate International Day of Peace with this timely talk on William Gaskell’s sermon about peace, following the Crimean War.

Manchester University’s Dr Ingrid Hanson will discuss Reverned Gaskell’s sermon and its echoes in Elizabeth Gaskell’s own fiction.


Lunch-time talks and readings are included in usual House entry

No booking required, but please make sure you arrive in good time to get a seat.

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20th Sep 2020

1pm - 1.45pm


Plans are like a card-house-if one gives way, all the others come rattling about your head

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864