24th November - 2nd December
Books on Tyne
Our partnership with Newcastle Libraries continues with the eighth year of Books on Tyne, our Winter Literary Festival.
It’s a packed programme including a celebration of Muriel Spark’s centenary, with her friend Alan Taylor, in conversation with Sean O’Brien. Eminent First World War historian Richard van Emden joins us, with a consideration of his book The Quick and the Dead.
For budding detectives there is a FREE session with Laura Wood, author of the Poppy Pym series, and for young story lovers there is a FREE performance of The Snow Bear from Hearthside Tales, with Chris Bostock and his band of brilliant musicians.
Check out the full programme at www.booksontyne.co.uk
There are also FREE guided tours of the Library.
Nov Monday 19th 18:30For Science, King and Country: the Life and Legacy of Henry Moseley FREE
Nov Saturday 24th 11:00Books on Tyne - Laura Wood FREE
Nov Monday 26th 19:00Books on Tyne - Nancy Campbell £3
Nov Tuesday 27th 18:00Books on Tyne - D.J. Taylor in conversation with Keith Jewitt £3
Nov Wednesday 28th 19:00Books on Tyne - Wilson's Tales of the Borders: A Forgotten Northumbrian literacy legacy FREE
Nov Thursday 29th 19:00Books on Tyne - Effie: the passionate lives of Effie Gray, John Ruskin and John Everett Millais £3
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