Events and exhibitions
Find out what events are taking place and what’s coming up.
Slavery and the founding of a University.
Explore new ideas, discoveries and arrivals. Until 11 November 2023.
Find out more about our drop-in activities.
Browse online exhibitions to explore our collections and curated research from anywhere in the world.
PNR at 50 (Manchester Literature Festival 2023)
19 October 2023, 7pm
7pm (Drinks Reception from 6pm) Join us for the annual Rylands Poetry Reading and raise a toast to PN Review, celebrating 50 years of p..
Founders and Funders: What Next?
27 October 2023, 1pm-4pm
Join the John Rylands Research Institute and Library in activities to promote and explore collections close to our current exhibition Founders and Funders: Slavery and the building..