Opera Update, April 2021

Dear fellow Proprietors and Opera lovers.    Friday June the 18th marks a momentous occasion, the staging of the second Sir David Maddison Opera Prize !   This eagerly awaited and twice postponed keynote event in the Athenaeum calendar at long last seems set to go ahead.  Tickets for the event are in very limited supply … Read more

Library Update: Important Progress

Throughout this latest lock down we have been fortunate that while our staff have been shielding or on furlough, we have been able to make use of a number of the Library stewards and volunteers in continuing the transformational work on the stacks-which as you will remember was always Phase 2 of the project following … Read more

Interested In Photography

Photography is something that most people do from time to time whether to record a family event or to record their travels and adventures. Some people develop real skills and pursue excellence making it a hobby or profession but for many it is just matter of making a record maybe of a wedding or birthday … Read more