Literature Group

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

A small unsigned portrait in the Reading Room, presented by Proprietor J. Paul Rylands in 1906, depicts Canon Abrham Hume. Who was he and why do we have his portrait? Proprietor Ralph Marsh will be sharing with us the fruits of his research into this fascinating cleric, writer and antiquarian. Attendance of this talk is ... Read more

Poetry Evening

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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

Athenaeum Film Nights Presents: Irish Film Night

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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

£16.50

The Annual Dinner

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Members and guests are invited to attend the premier event in the Club calendar, the Annual Dinner. Join the President, Dr Paul Burns, in the Newsroom from 6:30pm for drinks before dinner at 7:30pm.  The speech givers for this event are listed below: Toast to the Athenaeum - Lady Dodd Response - Dr Paul Burns, ... Read more

£55

Literature Group: Redfern by Herman Melville

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Our Immediate Past President Dr Rob Huxley will be talking about this semi-autobiographical novel by the author of Moby Dick. The story of a young American on his first sea voyage, the novel is notable for its vivid and enlightening description of Victorian Liverpool.  

Dinner with Mike Torpey, Grand National Preview

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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

£35

Athenaeum Film Nights Presents: The Gay Divorcee

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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

£16.50

An Evening with Sally Wainwright

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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

£35

St George’s Day Lunch 2024

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

We celebrate St George’s Day with a delicious banquet in the Dining Room. Join us in the Newsroom from 12:30pm for reception drinks before a 4-course lunch including a selection of English cheeses and biscuits. White and red dress encouraged! £35 per person