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Online Talk: Mary Barton’s Manchester

Back by popular demand, Dr Diane Duffy will lead you on a literary journey of discovery to the places, buildings and landmarks of Manchester as featured in Elizabeth Gaskell’s first novel Mary Barton, with extracts from the text to map the way.

This fascinating talk will interest anyone who wants to find out more about historical reality in Elizabeth Gaskell’s writing.

The talks have been a highlight of my year.‘ Visitor to online events.

Wednesday 25 January, 7-8pm

Tickets £5

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

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You can also support the house by buying a copy of Mary Barton 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.

25th Jan 2023

7pm - 8pm

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

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864