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
Hidden Treasures, exhibition launch. Jewels of the Collection.
Thursday, 23 November
Book Launch: Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile by Adelle Stripe
Friday, 3 November
Before You're 30 - November 2017
Wednesday, 1 November
Val McDermid: Locating Crime Fiction
Tuesday, 26 September
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