Using Your Club Post Lockdown

Newsroom Table service is in operation – a server will guide you to your table, guests are asked to steer clear of the bar area and remain seated. The furniture has been organised for physical distancing, without losing a social element. Please refrain from moving the furniture within the Newsroom. Tables of up to four … Read more

Eat Out To Help Out

We are taking part in the Eat Out To Help Out Scheme, with a discount of 50% being offered on all food and non-alcoholic beverages every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday throughout August! Why not book a meal in the Dining Room and reap the rewards of this spectacular offer!!! A maximum discount of £10.00 per … Read more

Take A Hike – by Phil Whitfield

Take a Hike When I was fourteen an Athenaeum proprietor told me to take a hike. Quite literally. Cliff Cook was the leader of Quarry Bank’s scout troop, the 5th Allerton. We feared and respected him. We obeyed his commands unhesitatingly. On a brisk Saturday morning in April our patrol (The Eagles) clambering on to … Read more

Some Proprietors Of Note: Picton & Chavasse

Extract from ‘The History of The Athenaeum – 1797-1997’. Sir James A Picton – 1805-1889President 1886 Architect, historian and local councillor. As an architect, Picton designed a number of Liverpool buildings, but he also had a great reputation as an arbitrator in land and building disputes. His interest in the buildings and history of his … Read more

Lockdown Literary Comp (3)

Thank you to those who provided entries to the literary competition. We have had three entries which will be published in the Advisor over the next three Thursdays. Each of our published authors will receive a bottle of wine as thanks for their efforts. In this edition a piece from Proprietor Colin Langeveld LATE RETURN … Read more

Lockdown Literary Comp (2)

Thank you to those who provided entries to the literary competition. We have had three entries which will be published in the Advisor over the next three Thursdays. Each of our published authors will receive a bottle of wine as thanks for their efforts. In this edition a piece from Proprietor Philip Whitfield. Imagine By … Read more