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Heritage Open Day, from 8 Sep 2018, free entry

George Gissing

George Gissing


Civic Society

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2-4 Thompson's Yard,

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Sat 8 - Sun 9 Sep Heritage Open Days: George Gissing
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Sep Heritage Open Days: George Gissing


A Georgian town house, the birthplace of the Victorian novelist, George Gissing.

This September visit the family home of the Victorian writer George Gissing, and look around the exhibition about his life and work in the very place he lived.

The museum is in the centre of Wakefield just off Westgate and behind the NatWest bank.

It should be noted that the museum is on the first floor and there is no lift.

The museum will be open;
Saturday 8 September: 1000-1600
Sunday 9 September: 1000-1600
Saturday 15 September: 1000-1600
Sunday 16 September: 1000-1600

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Event details

Dates Times
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Sep 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Sep 2018 10:00 to 16:00


Free entry



See location of Gissing Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 330207  Lat: 53.68248 Long: -1.50085

By Road:
Follow signs to Wakefield City Centre from M1 and M62
The Gissing Centre is located in a traditional Georgian yard. Access on foot is down the side of the NatWest Bank on Westgate.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station


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