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Talk, Mon 29 Apr 2019, £10

The Book of Books: Rare Books and Religious Texts

The Book of Books: Rare Books and Religious Texts


Want to see and learn more about rare books? Join Gladstone’s Library’s own Gary Butler for this hour-long talk on the history of the book through some spectacular, and unusual, examples from the library’s collections of religious texts.

Come along and find out what makes our collections so unique and distinctive, and leave with a greater understanding of the meaning and value of the printed word.

Gary Butler is the Assistant Librarian at Gladstone’s Library.

Book online or call Reception on 01244 532350 or email

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Mon 29 Apr 2019 19:30


Tickets are priced at £8 or £18.95 with dinner.


Church Lane,



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Map reference: SJ 314659  Lat: 53.18576 Long: -3.02804

Gladstone's Library is easily accessible by road and rail, just fifteen minutes drive from the M56 and six miles from Chester where there are regular train connections to London and other UK cities. Both Liverpool and Manchester airports are within easy reach.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Chester station


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality