Founded 1812


Membership of the Athenaeum is open to all who are interested in the study and promotion of the Arts, Literature, Science and Technology. Members are encouraged to enjoy this wide range of interests.

General Information.

Opening Hours.

The Athenaeum building is open to members on weekdays,
Monday to Friday, 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
It is also open when an Athenaeum activity or letting of parts of the premises is taking place.

Try us out for one month
- FREE! -
simply phone 01752 266079 to get your membership card.

Non members are invited to Tuesday and Thursday lectures/talks, admission free.
(See members' page for details)

Spaces in the East car park are now
available for hire. Short or long term.
(West car park is strictly members only)

Spaces (including the 340 seat hall) are available for hire. (Part day or longer term).

Charity No. 216963

Company No. 19639


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