Programme for 2016–2017
(All lectures commence at 6pm)

20 October 2016: Kathryn M. Rudy (University of St Andrews): The Dirt and the Book: How Signs of Wear Reveal Handling of Prayer Books in the Middle Ages
with hands-on element (gratefully acknowledging the generous support of the John Rylands Research Institute) 
Venue: John Rylands Library, Deansgate

8 December 2016: Anne Kirkham (University of Manchester): Hark the Herald… Angels in the John Rylands Library’s Books of Hours
Venue: John Rylands Library, Deansgate

15 February 2017: Andy Hardman (University of Manchester/Belle Vue Productions): Manchester Cathedral and the Making of a Medieval Town - an Archaeological-Architectural Tour
Venue: Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre

Pre-registration is required for this event. For members: attendance is free - please email us to add your name to the attendance list. For non-members: attendance is £5 (waged)/£2 (unwaged) - please register and pay online.


27 April 2017: Joint meeting of the Manchester Medieval Society and Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies
Speaker: Andrew Breeze (University of Navarra): The Northern Arthur and the Volcanic Winter of 536-37
Venue: John Rylands Library, Deansgate

Annual subscription: £15.00, unwaged and students £5.00. Non-members: per lecture £5.00, unwaged and students £2.00.