We are delighted to be joined by Professor Geoff Gill of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine who will be joining us on Wednesday 28th February for dinner, where he will be giving a talk on ‘The Birth & Growth of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool’. Professor Gill is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Liverpool ... Read more
Saturday 9th March - 6.30. pm Following the success of our first Athenaeum Poetry Evening in November, we are celebrating (one day late) the birthday of William Roscoe, poet and founder member of our club, with an evening of poetry and music. This time we will include both poets reading their own work and readings ... Read more
The next in the series of classic films takes place on Wednesday 20th March. The programme is being finalised by facilitator Dr Ian Cubbin and will be published shortly, though the dates for this seasons film nights can be found below. Guests gather in the Newsroom from 6:30pm ahead of supper at 7:00pm. The cinema ... Read more
Details to be published shortly.
April 5th 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm 13th April 2024 will see the 176th running of the world’s greatest steeplechase – the Randox Grand National – at Aintree Racecourse. To mark the event we are welcoming local journalist and Grand National expert Mike Torpey, who will talk to us about the history of this event, ... Read more
The next in the series of classic films takes place on Wednesday 17th April. The programme is being finalised by facilitator Dr Ian Cubbin and will be published shortly, though the dates for this seasons film nights can be found below. Guests gather in the Newsroom from 6:30pm ahead of supper at 7:00pm. The cinema ... Read more
An Evening with Sally Wainwright April 19, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm Tickets: £35 On Friday 19th April we welcome BAFTA-winning television writer, director and producer Sally Wainwright to the Athenaeum. From her early days at the University of York and the Leeds Playhouse, through The Archers, Coronation Street and At Home with the Braithwaites ... Read more
May 30th, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm £35.00 per person On Thursday 30 May we welcome local author and journalist Spencer Leigh to the Athenaeum. In his younger days Spencer was an actuary for Royal Life and wrote about music in his spare time. He has written 25 books and hundreds of sleeve notes. He ... Read more