Athenaeum Liverpool


Heritage Open Day – 9th September 2017

‘Step inside Church Alley’s discrete doorway and enter part of Liverpool’s History’.   Founded in 1797 by prominent Liverpool figures, the Athenaeum is one of the oldest private members clubs in the UK. Entry into the enigmatic doorway located on Church Alley is restricted...

Reciprocal Review – The Hamilton Club, Canada

In one of our irregular reports on visits to reciprocal clubs, Mark Cronin reports back from the hardship of a visit to the Hamilton Club, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.   It is not often I find myself at a loose end at lunchtime, even less often when five minutes’ walk from one...

Maps of Ancient Liverpool available now!

AN IDEAL STOCKING FILLER! We still have in stock copies of our unique map of ancient ‘Leverpoole’. This fascinating illustrated map is available for just £10.00! Available now at our reception between office hours, 9:00am-4:00pm. The Athenaeum 12 Church Alley...

Wine Update

Athenaeum Wine.   To fellow Proprietors.  A note to keep you up to date on our wines. We have just finished the last of the white burgundy (outstanding in my view) A new vintage will be in next week its reputation proceeds it, you can guess it’s going to be more expensive, wines...

Building Closure – Tuesday 11th April

Please note that next Tuesday, 11 April, the building will be closed whilst filming takes place throughout the premises. The Institution will reopen as usual on Wednesday 12 April at 9:00am.   We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.     The Athenaeum