THE ATHENAEUM ‘WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE’ AWARD Guidelines The Athenaeum was founded in 1797 to provide a meeting place where ideas and information can be exchanged in pleasant surroundings. The heart of the Athenaeum is its famous library, one of the greatest proprietary libraries in the United Kingdom. In partnership with Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Echo & Radio … Read more
Friday 5th September – 2pm in the Wine Servery FLANDERS & SWANN
On Thursday evening our own Proprietor, Piano Maestro Wallace Fields tickles the Ivory’s at a special Cheese and Wine evening. If you wish to attend please book at reception at your earliest convenience. Full details can be found at the following address; https://theathenaeum.org.uk.gridhosted.co.uk/event/cheese-wine-music-evening-with-wallace-fields/
Commemorating 100 years on from the outbreak of WWI, The Alexandrian’s of Merseyside and Proprietors of the Athenaeum meet to attend a lunch marking the sombre occasion. Lest we forget.
We are proud to present to you the winners of our Dragons Den competition from Springwood Heath School. The Music CD they made has managed to raise over £1,000 so far for local charities in Garston. Copies of the CD are available from reception for £5.00 per copy, … Read more
The big news since the last report is that lottery bid, so long foreshadowed has actually been submitted and by the end of August we should know it our submission for £96,500 has been granted. The major items for which we are seeking funding are the digitisation of a large selection of the pamphlet collection … Read more
From now until our Annual Closedown (commencing monday 18th August until 1st September) every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday,the Summer Buffet will be available in the Dining room. The cost of the buffet is £12.00 per person, service times remain the same beginning at 12:30pm.
On Wednesday evening Richard Cruttenden, Raymond Wong & Martin Rogers, all recently elected Proprietors, added there name into the History of the Athenaeum signing our original Share Register. The signings were in conjunction with our popular Informal dining evening which was a very successful well attended evening. The next New members informal dining evening is … Read more
On June 5th & 6th the Athenaeum hosted a study session organised jointly by the Athenaeum Library and the Eighteenth Century Worlds Study Group, based at the University of Liverpool. The theme of the conference was Eighteenth Century writing; actual hand written manuscripts, not printed words. The keynote paper was given by Professor Dena Goodman … Read more
The Institution will close on Thursday 17th April at 9pm and will reopen on Tuesday 22nd April at 9am. Happy Easter The Athenaeum