What's On At The Lit And Phil

  • Jan Tuesday 24th 18:00
    Statues of Newcastle, Ken Smith £3
  • Jan Wednesday 25th 18:00
    Royal Portraiture: Alfred the Great, Armenia and Byzantium FREE
  • Jan Friday 27th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz with Mark Williams and Joel Byrne-McCullough £5
  • Jan Friday 27th 19:00
    Gerald Dickens Double Bill £10/8 (inc drink)
  • Jan Monday 30th 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series: Artists who died in 1917 £3
  • Feb Wednesday 1st 19:00
    Red Squirrel Press: Fundraising event for the Lit & Phil FREE

What's on this month

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