• Summer Evening Talk: Mary Barton’s Manchester

  • Wed, 10-07-2019 at 19:00
  • Elizabeth Gaskell's House
    Elizabeth Gaskell's House
    M13 9LW Manchester
Summer Evening Talk: Mary Barton’s Manchester - Elizabeth Gaskell's House - Manchester

Join us for a summer evening talk on the 1840s Manchester of Elizabeth Gaskell’s first novel, Mary Barton.Dr Diane Duffy will lead you on a literary journey of discovery of the places, buildings and landmarks of the city as featured in the book, with extracts from the text to map the way.This fascinating talk will interest anyone who wants to find out more about historical Manchester in Elizabeth Gaskell’s writing, and is a perfect companion to Sherry Ashworth’s introductory workshop session on the novel.Tickets are £8. Included in the event is a glass of wine to round off the perfect summer literary evening.