The Poetry of Humble Life – Friends Event
An entertainment of readings giving glimpses of working-class life from working-class poets with a short background talk about the poets and a humble lunch, including traditional “clap-bread,” as mentioned in Mary Barton, and regional cheeses.
Please advise us of any allergies/dietary requirements by emailing Friends@elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk.
William Gaskell gave lectures on this theme and Elizabeth featured such poetry in Mary Barton.
Don’t miss this frenzy of humour, pathos, mischief and anger!
1 – Intro talk about the poets
1.30 to 2.15 – Humble Lunch
2.15 to 3.15 – The Entertainment
Tickets £14.50 Friends members, £15.50 non-members
This is a fundraising event run by The Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House
1 PM - 3.30 PM