What's On At The Lit And Phil

  • Jun Monday 18th 18:00
    Women Artists in Victorian Britain £4
  • Jun Monday 18th 19:30
    Occupation, Collaboration and Conflict at Vindolanda FREE
  • Jun Thursday 21st 19:00
    Midsummer Phantoms £5/3
  • Jun Saturday 23rd 10:30
    The Imaginary Museum of the North - open until 8th September FREE
  • Jun Wednesday 27th 18:00
    Book Launch - Simon Michael £3
  • Jun Thursday 28th 18:00
    Women in STEM FREE

What's on this month

Why not hire The Lit & Phil?

Seat 20 in the stunning Committee Room or plan an event in the Library (or something inbetween). The Lit & Phil is ideal for your meeting, training or party and is perfectly located next to the station.


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