Wednesday, 7 September 2016
The Last Post
Friends and followers, this will be the last post on this blog platform. You can read all our new blog posts and a full archive of previous ...
Friday, 5 August 2016
Cats vs Dogs
The image is taken from Johannes van Meurs, Athenae Batavae (Leiden: Elzevir, 1625) and is one of the most famous images of the interior of...
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Calendar Girls...and Boys
Whilst we pride ourselves in the fact that the collections at Chetham's were built up in a very deliberate, conscious manner, with each...
Thursday, 21 July 2016
One of our wonderful Manchester scrapbooks is always referred to as ‘Cambrics’ - a rather curious name which simply describes the original ...
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
The Ballad of Chetham's Library
We are delighted to announce we have recently been successful in our application to the Arts Council’s Designation Development Fund. The mo...
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
We're open again this Thursday until 8.30... come along and enjoy wandering through the medieval buildings in the early evening light...
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Waste Not Want Not
The collection of John Byrom, which we acquired in 1870 from a descendant of the poet, is especially interesting for a number of reasons. ...
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