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Lunch-time Talk: Ruskin In Manchester

John Ruskin had a lot to say about Manchester. Find out just what he thought of our great city in this lunch-time lecture with Anthony Burton. Stay to explore some of the correspondence between Ruskin and Elizabeth Gaskell in our Ruskin exhibition too.

Lunch-time talks 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

26th Feb 2020

1pm - 1.45pm


We've got a house...it certainly is a beauty...I must try and make the house give as much pleasure to others as I can.’

Elizabeth Gaskell, in a letter to her friend Eliza Fox in 1850.