Membership of The Plymouth Athenaeum is fantastic value at just £58 per year.
Based in Plymouth city centre, we have an annual programme of activities and events for a one-off annual fee of just £58 per year, which provides access to all of our activities, groups and facilities.
We even offer one month’s FREE trial membership to give you a chance to find out if you like what we do.
Here’s a list of some of our groups and activities:
Meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10.15am throughout the year. Members’ work is displayed in the Lounge.
Chinese Brush Painting Group
Meets regularly on the second Monday of the month.
CrossCountry Writers open mic events are held regularly on Saturday evenings.
Monthly meetings are held on Wednesdays in the Library at 2.30pm to exchange and discuss ideas on the programmed subjects or, on the day, if members agree on the dominant topic.
The Photographic Society enters and hosts the Gerry Trophy, hosts the Western Counties travelling print exhibition and produces periodic exhibitions.
Monthly on Fridays, at 2.30pm in the Library. For details of the play chosen, see the noticeboard. Readers and listeners are welcome.
Pleasure of Books
Meets on Fridays at 2.30pm, eight times a year. This provides an opportunity for book lovers to share enthusiasms, exchange ideas, participate in discussions and listen to a variety of talks by members.
Elements of the Radio 4 programme “The Moral Maze” intertwine with studying the background of the selected poetry. There is never one interpretation of any particular work and we rarely accept the viewpoint of a presenter without adding our own gloss.