History Group

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Join us for another meeting of the History Group in the Library Reading Room. Mr. Rob Jones will talk on An illustrated history of the Tobacco Industry in Liverpool, 1642-2007. Attendance of this talk is free of charge to members.

Summer Social; Jazz & Cocktails

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Celebrate the long balmy nights of a Liverpool summer in style at the Athenaeum. Our very own mixologist, Vittorio, will be demonstrating the art of cocktail making to provide us with a range of delicious creations (other drinks available, of course). Executive Chef Russell and his team will provide a generous selection of canapes and ... Read more

Literature Group: The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Following the death of Christ, many authors felt inspired to write about Jesus, his family, and his followers. Most of these texts were rejected by the Church leadership and disappeared from sight. However, recent papyrological discoveries in Egypt have allowed us to access writings long thought of as lost. The Gospel of Jesus' Wife is ... Read more

The Exchange Presents: The State of Free Speech

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Join us for a discussion on the state of free speech today, hosted by Ian Skillicorn of The Exchange. Freedom of speech has become one of the most hotly debated issues of our age. Advocates argue that the present socio-political atmosphere stifles freedom of expression and legitimate dissent, fuels cancel culture and leads to censorship. ... Read more

Friday Evening Dining – July

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

At least once a month the Club hosts Friday Evening Dining, where the Dining Room is open to members on a Friday Evening. Typically this will take place on the first Friday of the month, though where this is not possible it will be moved to another Friday. The Dining Room will be open from ... Read more

Civic Lunch

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Please join the President and his distinguished guests for a delicious two course meal and celebrate the Athenaeum’s unique place in the life our great city. The first Laws of the Athenaeum, drawn up in 1798, stated that the Mayor of Liverpool should be a member of the institution for ‘the time being’, meaning the ... Read more

History Group – Local Government in 17th Century Prescot

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Join us in the Library Reading Room for another meeting of the History Group. Proprietor Judge Nigel Gilmour QC will talk on Leet courts: a snapshot of local government in 17C Prescot Attendance of this talk is free of charge to Members.  

New Members Welcome Evening – July

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

It's once again time to welcome our newest Proprietors in this New Members event, complete with share register signing ceremony, reception drinks & a delicious buffet for those who book. A great way to meet more of your fellow members, guests will be gathering from 6:00pm in the Newsroom with a glass of fizz and ... Read more

Friday Evening Dining – August

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

At least once a month the Club hosts Friday Evening Dining, where the Dining Room is open to members on a Friday Evening. Typically this will take place on the first Friday of the month, though where this is not possible it will be moved to another Friday. The Dining Room will be open from ... Read more

Wine Tasting Evening: Summer Wines

The Athenaeum Liverpool Church Alley, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Join representatives of the Club’s wine merchant, Tanners, for a complimentary wine tasting event in the Newsroom on Thursday 8th August between 6:00pm-8:00pm. Sample a selection of summer wines curated specially for an Athenaeum ‘summer wine case’ exclusively available to our members and available to purchase on the evening and during the rest of August. ... Read more