Charles Dickens and Manchester.

Charles Dickens and Manchester. 2017-01-24T19:54:54+00:00


The following locations in Manchester are associated with the author Charles Dickens during his lifetime.

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Elizabeth Gaskell house, Ardwick

Dickens visted fellow Victorian writer Elizabeth Gaskell at h er home in Ardwick, just north of Manchester.

Manchester Athenaeum Dickens spoke at the Athenaeum to support learning and education.
Manchester Free Library Charles Dickens supported the opening of the library including speaking at the opening ceremony in September 1852.
Manchester Free Trade Hall Charles Dickens gave readings and acted at the Free Trade Hall.
Theatre Royal Manchester Charles appeared in an amateur performance of 'Every Man In His Humour' here in 1847.



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