Liverpool Royal Institution

The Bicentenary of Liverpool Royal Institution: A Celebration

3:00pm - 5:00pm / Wednesday 22nd November 2017 / Venue: School of the Arts Library, 19 Abercromby Square, University of Liverpool, L69 7ZG Architecture
Type: Seminar / Category: Department / Series: Eighteenth-century worlds
  • Suitable for: Anybody interested in the topic including university staff and students and members of the public.
  • Admission: Admission is free, please contact Dr Mark Towsey to register
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November 2017 marks 200 years since Liverpool Royal Institution was established, and received an inaugural address from the Institution’s first president, William Roscoe.

The Institution held lectures in both the arts and sciences, and housed a collection of art, natural history, and antiquities.

To celebrate this anniversary, the University will host a reading of Roscoe’s address, followed by a visit to an exhibition of Royal Institution-related holdings at University Special Collections and Archives.