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Online Event: Women Adapting Women – Jane Eyre, Emma and North And South with Sandy Welch

International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Bafta-awarding winning screenwriter, Sandy Welch, who is responsible for top tv adaptations including North and SouthJane Eyre, Emma and Our Mutual Friend. Her adaptations are huge hits which perfectly encapsulate the story, themes and atmosphere of these classic novels. So how does she approach the work? What does she chose to leave out? And what impact does TV and film have on the legacy of women writers such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Gaskell? Now is your chance to celebrate women adapting women and get the inside story from this incredible writer.

Join us online for a revealing look at women’s classics of the 19th century and their re-invention for the small and big screen.

A partnership event with the Brontë Parsonage MuseumChawton House , Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and Jane Austen’s House.

Wednesday 8 March, 7-8.30pm

£5 per ticket

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You can also support the house by buying a copy of North and South from our online shop via this link.

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Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is run by Manchester Historic Buildings Trust (charity no. 1080606) and all money gained through private tours, talks, room hire and ticket sales goes towards the ongoing maintenance and running costs of the house. If you would like to support the House with an additional donation you can do so via this link.

8th Mar 2023

7pm - 8.30pm

Talk, Talks

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Elizabeth Gaskell, 1850