Radical Walking: Women and the Outdoors in Pride and Prejudice and Mary Barton

  • DATE

    19 May 2023

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm




    The Portico Library
    57 Mosley St, Manchester, M2 3HY

A conversation between Libby Tempest (Gaskell Society) and Lizzie Dunford (Jane Austen House) about walking as a revolutionary act for women in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Elizabeth Gaskell’s Mary Barton.

A first edition of Mary Barton and an early edition of Pride and Prejudice from the Portico Library’s collection will be available for viewing.

A partnership with The Portico Library and Jane Austen’s House In Person at the Portico as part of the Portico’s Walking / Writing and Rambling / Reading series of events and Elizabeth Gaskell’s House Mary Barton season. In person at the Portico.