Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:30

Every third Thursday in the month. Join Karen Laird for a relaxing conversation about the monthly book choice in the atmospheric home of Elizabeth Gaskell. All welcome.


This month - William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair


No need to book, just drop in!


Price £1 per session (Plus normal admission charge applies – entry ticket valid for 12 months)


Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 13:30 to 15:30

This 4 week course will explore how Fashion, Textiles, Art and the attitudes of society evolved during the nineteenth century, examining both working class and middle class dress.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 19:30

We are delighted to welcome Claire Mooney to the House for an evening of original live music. Claire was Musical Director for the brilliant, ‘Gaskell the Musical’, performed at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. She wrote the Gaskell anthem 'Let the Women Rise' – and this performance will include an exclusive acoustic version of this.