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Portico library, Manchester

Tinsley Pratt

Portico library, Manchester

its history and associations, 1802-1922

by Tinsley Pratt

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Published by Sherratt & Hughes in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portico Library.

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    Statementby Tinsley Pratt.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22070773M

    The Portico Library, Manchester, United Kingdom. K likes. COVID information: The Portico Library is temporarily closed until further notice. Independent subscription library and exhibitions. Winners of last year's Portico Sadie Massey Awards receiving their prizes at the unique Portico Library in Manchester. This year, we have a range of different prizes including a tour of stop-frame puppet animation studios Mackinnon and Saunders, visits to award winning documentary makers Blakeway North, to theatre tickets.

    Described as 'the Booker of the North', The Portico Prize awards £10, to the book that best evokes the spirit of the North of England. In celebration of this year’s longlist, The Portico Prize invites you to join members of the longlist judging panel and several of the longlisted authors for a complimentary glass of wine and a lively panel discussion on contemporary Northern writing. Portico Library. If you are a book lover, visiting Portico Library is a must. Portico was opened as a newsroom and library in Today, it holds an extensive collection of 19th-century books in its small but perfectly formed and beautifully domed library.

    Artwork in focus: Peachy by Li Ya Wen Illustration on cardboard, 12 x 18 cm, £ Li Ya Wen is a Taipei artist/illustrator who makes work influenced by a blend of cultures from East and West. Always fascinated by the intimate relationships with the people she meets, her drawings and ceramics explore gender identity on society’s fringes, bringing audiences. Save on popular hotels near Portico Library and Gallery, Manchester: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay closest to Portico Library and Gallery. Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia.


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The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY, UK [email protected] Registered Charity No. - Company limited Manchester book. Adopt a Book. Activities. Temporary Closures. Re-opening. The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY, UK [email protected] Registered Charity No.

- Company limited by guarantee No Alan Turing's Manchester at The Portico Library, Chinatown, 15 Aprilfrom £4 - Book now. New non-fiction book Alan Turing’s Manchester looks into the life, both professional and personal, of the famous codebreaker and computer expert and his time spent at the University in the Rainy City between and his death in Himself a mathematician, the tome’s author Jonathan Swinton.

The Portico Library, which is based in Manchester city centre, houses a unique collection of travel literature, novels, biographies and history books dating back to the 19th century. The Portico Library, The Portico or Portico Library and Gallery on Mosley Street, Manchester, is an independent subscription library designed in the Greek Revival style by Thomas Harrison of Chester and built between and It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a Grade II* listed building, having been designated on 25 Februaryand has been described as "the.

The Portico Library, Manchester RSS Archive Still in its original building, the Portico Library and Gallery celebrates both the historic and contemporary culture of Manchester, welcoming the public, researchers and members to its unique 19th century book collection and 21st century literary, scientific, educational and artistic events and.

In curating an exhibition for Black History Month on the topic of the legacies of slavery and abolition in Manchester, I focussed first on the physical space of the Portico Portico library, the site of this Portico opened its doors injust months before Parliament voted to abolish the Atlantic slave trade.

The institution’s first chairman, John Ferriar, was a passionate anti-slavery. - The library boasts a clock and a wind dial by famous clock maker, John Thwaites of London - later maintainers of Big Ben's clock.

- The Portico architect Thomas Harrison also designed Manchester's Theatre Royale - sadly lost to fire in The Portico Library & Gallery opened in as a Library and Newsroom and continues to be an active centre of culture for the people of Manchester and beyond. The Library consists of a remarkable 19th century collection of app books, housed in its original splendid Grade II* listed building, which reflects the social and cultural Location: 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY, Greater Manchester.

The Portico Library Manchester Wedding Emily & Tom’s library wedding & seven brothers brewery reception. Emily & Tom had their wedding ceremony at The Portico Library in Manchester which is an incredible venue for any book lovers.

The Portico Library was founded back in and still remains open as a library today. The main room has the. Portico Library, Manchester: See 65 reviews, articles, and 38 photos of Portico Library, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Manchester/5(65).

Discover Portico Library and Gallery in Manchester, England: A 19th-century time capsule of travel, fiction, and historic texts still available to the public. Portico Library, Manchester: Address, Phone Number, Portico Library Reviews: /5 I will be involved in an exhibition called Talking Sense at The Portico Library 📚 with lots of other Artists 50 in total.

anne g wrote a review Dec 6 contributions. Historical Library. This is a wonderful place and as a book fanatic it has a so /5(65). Portico Library: Helpful staff and brilliant books - See 65 traveler reviews, 38 candid photos, and great deals for Manchester, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(65).

The prize was established in by Manchester’s Portico Library to celebrate the strong regional and literary identity of the North and raise awareness of its historical, cultural and literary heritage.

This year it announced a new partnership with the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. The shortlist for The Portico Prize for Literature – the UK’s only award for outstanding literature that best evokes the spirit of the North – has been announced today.

The six books on the shortlist for the £10, prize, once described as ‘the Booker of the North’, span both fiction and non-fiction. The Portico Prize was established in by The Portico Library in Manchester. The Portico Library, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY – Visit Now This well-hidden Manchester library speaks volumes about the lives and times of its 19 th century industrialist founders – but what else does it say about the city it calls home.

We head up the steps and take a peek inside. Established in with members-only areas, club chairs, cooked lunches and neatly laid-out Location: 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY, Greater Manchester.

Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester Steve Slack Ma Art, Arts Comments Off on Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.

Rome2rio makes travelling from Manchester Piccadilly Station to The Portico Library easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Manchester Piccadilly Station to The Portico Library right here. Manchester Tourism; Manchester Hotels; Manchester Bed and Breakfast; Manchester Vacation Rentals; Manchester Vacation Packages; Flights to Manchester; Manchester Restaurants; Things to Do in Manchester; Manchester Travel Forum; Manchester Photos; Manchester Map; Manchester Travel Guide; All Manchester Hotels; Manchester Hotel Deals/5(65).

While walking around central Manchester, drop in to one of its smallest libraries—the Portico Library. The staff is quite friendly and helpful and will happily guide you through their latest exhibition.

It’s a lovely open space with an attractive domed ceiling and walls of books. (After all, it IS a library!)65 TripAdvisor reviews. The library, which was founded over years ago, was set up as a newsroom and made accessible to both men and women to read the shipped-in news as.

The Portico Library is a year-old independent subscription library and exhibitions space in Manchester City Centre. Still housed in its original purpose-built venue on Mosley Street, it is now open free to the public six days a week for an eclectic calendar of exhibitions and events, complementing the unique collection of books, archives and illustrations spanning over years.