Manchester Festival of Libraries: Print Me a Poem
  • Thursday 16 June 2022, 11:00am-3:30pm
  • Chetham's Library
  • £5.98

Print Me a Poem

Print your own poem on an ancient printing press for the Festival of Libraries!

Lemn Sissay, the Festival’s Ambassador, has kindly let us offer the opportunity to print your own poster of his poem for the occasion on the ancient wooden printing press at the Library. You can also hear about Manchester’s Tuppenny Weddings and the ‘staring lies’ told to visitors by our Bluecoat Scholars in the 1830s, as we look at what’s left of what working class visitors were shown here in the early days of industrial Manchester in the comic verse ‘Johnny Green’s Wedding’.

We’ll be running two sessions for you to choose from;

11:00 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 15:30

Manchester Festival of Libraries: Print Me a Poem
  • Thursday 16 June 2022, 11:00am-3:30pm
  • Chetham's Library
  • £5.98
eventbrite.co.uk

Print Me a Poem

Print your own poem on an ancient printing press for the Festival of Libraries!

Lemn Sissay, the Festival’s Ambassador, has kindly let us offer the opportunity to print your own poster of his poem for the occasion on the ancient wooden printing press at the Library. You can also hear about Manchester’s Tuppenny Weddings and the ‘staring lies’ told to visitors by our Bluecoat Scholars in the 1830s, as we look at what’s left of what working class visitors were shown here in the early days of industrial Manchester in the comic verse ‘Johnny Green’s Wedding’.

We’ll be running two sessions for you to choose from;

11:00 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 15:30

You may also like

  1. image Chetham’s Library Tours
    Chetham's Library

    Chetham’s Library Tours

    Fri 23 February 2024, 11am

    Packed with historical facts and fascinating stories, tours of Chetham’s Library are led by our expert staff and volunteers. Explore...

  2. image Library After Hours
    Baronial Hall

    Library After Hours

    Fri 23 February 2024, 5:30pm

    Join us for an exclusive after hours self-guided tour through the medieval stone passages, secret staircases and richly panelled rooms...

  3. image INSIDE THE LIBRARY – Conservation Cleaning at Chetham’s Library
    Chetham's Library

    INSIDE THE LIBRARY – Conservation Cleaning at Chetham’s Library

    Tue 27 February 2024, 1:30pm

    Our new ‘Inside the library’ sessions, give visitors the opportunity for an inside look of working at Chetham’s Library. This...