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Lunch-time Reading: International Mother Language Day

It’s International Mother Language Day! Join our fabulous volunteers from across the globe, as they read extracts from Elizabeth Gaskell’s writings in their own languages.

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.


For more talks, see our full programme


20th Feb 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