Member Musing

Britannia Waives the Rules By Phil Whitfield Headline writing is harder than you might imagine. Andy Webster’s over the i’s Proms story left the rest of Fleet Street banjaxed. ‘Browsing a chum’s family ancestry former Quarry Bank teacher John Ashcroft, known to many Proprietors, says a catchy title’s needed. ‘Such as?’ ‘Fuchs Off.’ ‘Legendary,’ says … Read more

The Corona Chronicles Vol. 1

Good day all,     As we progress into these troubling and uncertain times, we are regularly comforted with the positive mantra that we will get through this together, and that we will come out on the other side both closer and stronger. Its a sentiment I firmly believe to be true, and it is … Read more

Temporary Closure – Covid-19

Dear all, The Main Committee met this morning (Tuesday 17th March) as a matter of urgency to consider the escalation of the Covid-19 threat and its impact on Club in terms of the safety of staff, Proprietors and visitors. In considering an appropriate response the Committee were mindful of our membership, government recommendations and the … Read more

Heritage Open Day 2019

Have you heard? The Athenaeum is opening for Heritage Open Day! ON Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September the Club will be opening its doors for two very special days! Many pass the Athenaeum’s Church Alley doorway without knowing what exactly it is, now’s your chance to come inside and discover The Athenaeum! On Saturday … Read more

A ‘Heist’ At The Athenaeum…?!?!?

Staff were greeted to a shock this morning upon the discovery that our grand Presidents’ Board, located in the entrance hall, had vanished! Initial reports pointed to daring heist by a Past President who had recently suggested the board would look good in his new kitchen, but after thorough interrogation the suspect cleared his name, … Read more

Athenaeum Bulletin: WC 08/10/2018

You can find details of all the events taking place this month here: https://theathenaeum.org.uk/upcoming-events-this-october/ Details of all of the Club’s events until the end of the year can be found at https://theathenaeum.org.uk/events/   Last Chance to book!!! ‘Liverpool Beyond The Brink’, Dinner with Professor Michael Parkinson CBE – Friday, 12th October 2018 We’re delighted to … Read more

Might This Be Of Interest

‘Might This Be Of Interest’ is a bulletin dedicated to items not strictly Club related, but may be of interest to the Membership. If you have anything you may wish to contribute to ‘Might This Be Of Interest’ please contact Jack Birley. Links to all recent ‘Might This Be Of Interest’ can be found below, … Read more