Front of house flowers

Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

You can also help support Elizabeth Gaskell’s House by joining our Friends group. The friends are members of the Manchester Historic Buildings Trust and are invited to the annual AGM. There are a series of special events offered for friends throughout the year.

If you are interested in joining The Friends of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House please contact 0161 273 2215 or

A Large Cheerful, airy house, quite out of Manchester smoke.

Charlotte Brontë on visiting the House, 1851