The Portico Library
About The Portico Library
One of Manchester's earliest cultural institutions.
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The Portico Library opened in 1806 as a Library and Newsroom and still occupies its original site. Its mainly 19th century collection is available for its Members as well as researchers in the UK and abroad.
The Library continues to flourish as a hub of cultural activity and its gallery, ...Show the whole text
The Portico Library's previous events
Bittersweet: Legacies of Slavery & Abolition in Manchester
Thursday, 14 September
Fishing For Ghost live at the Portico, Mancheter
Wednesday, 13 September
My Dad and Dementia - Talk by Tony Husband
Tuesday, 22 August
Oliver Lomax 18 Poems The Portico Library
Thursday, 10 August
Exhibition launch - Recollection: Memory & Time
Thursday, 27 July
The Library and the Mountain: a geological study
Thursday, 6 July
There Is No Word for It
Monday, 3 July
Cut Cloth Contemporary Textiles and Feminism Exhibition Launch
Friday, 9 June