Summer Hires

Due to a change in our plans, the main space at Levenshulme Old Library is currently available for the entire summer break. We originally cancelled all summer bookings due to an anticipated (temporary!) closure, however we’ve just learned that this closure is no longer required, meaning we currently have six full weeks where the space […]

Unfolding LOL – Competition!

We’re working with Manchester School of Architecture to bring local young people Unfolding LOL. We’re in the early stages of thinking about our building and the changes we could make to it in order to help it better serve our community in the future. So we’re asking young people to reimagine the future of Levenshulme […]

Levy Queer Club

Coming to Levenshulme this month – Levy Queer Club! This is a fun and informal intersectional drop-in where all members of our LGBTQIA+ community are invited to come down, grab a brew, build some connections and find new ways to flourish. Levy Queer Club takes place from 7:30pm on the final Tuesday of each month. […]

Active Wellness

We’re very pleased to announce that Levenshulme Old Library has been awarded funding from We Love MCR and Sport England to pilot Active Wellness, a programme of accessible fitness and wellness activities aimed at addressing some of the health inequalities in the community. South Asian communities experience England’s worst health outcomes. The reasons for this […]

Weird Women

To mark next month’s International Women’s Day, we’re running a programme of activities throughout March, all of which is themed around the strange and the uncanny. Weird Women kicks off on Friday 8th March with Unheim-Lit, a spoken word night where headliners Abi Hynes and Gaynor Jones will appear alongside an all-women line-up of some […]

Ghosts at the Old Library: Six Ghost Stories for Christmas

Six brand new ghost stories for Christmas, published as Christmas cards is now available. Get into the spirit of the season with this limited edition Ghosts at the Old Library Christmas Card Set, featuring six ghost stories created by some of the North West’s finest writers. 🎄 What’s Inside: • The Gift by Marie Crook: […]

Ghosts in the Machine: A Noise Art Workshop

Here’s something absolutely fantastic coming to Levenshulme Old Library next month to help you embrace the true darkness of the season. Join artist Ria Wilson for a noise art workshop where you’ll learn how to create eerie, ghostly sounds using analogue and digital tools. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided. Incredibly, this […]

Ghosts at the Old Library

This Christmas, Levenshulme Old Library has commissioned new ghost stories from six writers for a series of very special immersive and atmospheric winter events. Tickets for these are now available here. Ghost stories at Christmas have long been an oral storytelling tradition, from tales told around the winter fire through to Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas […]

Levenshulme Print Fair Postponed

Due to staffing issues Levenshulme Print Fair, which was supposed to be taking place this coming weekend, has been cancelled and will instead take place in December. Stay tuned for more details.

Halloween at Levenshulme Old Library

We have three very special events lined up for your spooky season. Wednesday 25th October – Horror Writing Workshop with Hannah Knowles Bring out the beast in you this Halloween with this very special one-off writing workshop exploring the mysterious and macabre parts of life that often make for the most memorable tales. Starting off […]