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  1. Elizabeth Gaskell's House
    Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House to find out about Elizabeth and William’s work, explore the lives of their daughters and servants and discover the Manchester that the Gaskells knew.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  2. The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, located in a magnificent example of industrial architecture at Chorlton Mill, encourages and supports public and scholarly interest in all aspects of Anthony Burgess’s life and work.
    1. A beautifully restored Georgian private subscription library founded in 1806.
      1. Chetham's Library
        A seventeenth-century library, believed to be the oldest public library in England.
        1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
      2. A late-Victorian, neo-Gothic masterpiece
        1. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2022
      3. Exterior of Central Library
        The magnificently refurbished Central Library is ‘not only the city’s study, but also the city’s living room’. It's a place to meet and socialise, a place to engage with cultural output, a place that invites you to think and contribute, to be entertained and provoked.
        1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022

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