Dr Dee: Mortlake to Manchester
  • Friday 26 July 2024, 5:30pm
  • Chetham's Library
  • £12 + £1 Booking Fee
Book tickets
Image Dr Dee: Mortlake to Manchester

Mathematician, Alchemist, Astronomer, Spy… Dr John Dee was many things, but what happened to him when he became the Warden of Manchester’s College in the 1590s?

Join us as we share the sorry tale of Dr Dee’s time working in Chetham’s building in Elizabethan Manchester.

Visitors are invited to explore our medieval building, finding transcripts from Dr Dee’s diary along the way, allowing them to learn about Dee, his family and Elizabethan Manchester. In addition, we will have some of Dee’s personal books on display from our collection for visitors to enjoy.

Please note, this is a self-guided experience.

Suitable for adults and young people aged 14+.

Please see Visiting Information for accessibility and visiting information.

Dr Dee: Mortlake to Manchester
  • Friday 26 July 2024, 5:30pm
  • Chetham's Library
  • £12 + £1 Booking Fee
Book tickets

Mathematician, Alchemist, Astronomer, Spy… Dr John Dee was many things, but what happened to him when he became the Warden of Manchester’s College in the 1590s?

Join us as we share the sorry tale of Dr Dee’s time working in Chetham’s building in Elizabethan Manchester.

Visitors are invited to explore our medieval building, finding transcripts from Dr Dee’s diary along the way, allowing them to learn about Dee, his family and Elizabethan Manchester. In addition, we will have some of Dee’s personal books on display from our collection for visitors to enjoy.

Please note, this is a self-guided experience.

Suitable for adults and young people aged 14+.

Please see Visiting Information for accessibility and visiting information.

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