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Online Talk: Lois the Witch and Other Tales

Join us online for a spine-tingling talk, perfect for Halloween! Set against the backdrop of the Salem witch trials, ‘Lois the Witch’ reveals Elizabeth Gaskell’s skill as a writer of gothic and ghostly stories. Explore these terrifying tales in our spellbinding Halloween talk by Dr Diane Duffy.

Tickets £4

The talk will be approx 45 mins long, with time for a short question session afterwards.

Diane Duffy is such as excellent speaker. Really interesting links and parallels and the large audience and questions well handled.” Visitor to online event

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27th Oct 2021

7pm - 8pm

The guides brought the home alive. It was inspiring to hear about this woman and extraordinary family

Visitor to the House in 2021