Heritage Lottery Fund

We are delighted to announce that Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded The Portico Library a grant to fund our archive project 'Sharing The Portico Library's Hidden Heritage'. Make sure you like the page to see what we discover as we explore and catalogue our archive.

The archive project will culminate in a programme of events at the end of this year, including a gallery exhibition showcasing many of the treasures and stories uncovered.

Expect to see material from our original minute books, early exhibitions posters, architectural plans, ordnance survey maps of Manchester, United Kingdom, and the personal archives of eminent local figures such as Joseph Sunlight, Tinsley Pratt, and Ernest Marriott.

Once again, we would like to take this opportunity to thank Heritage Lottery Fund and The National Lottery for giving us the chance to share our heritage with you all.