What's On At The Lit And Phil

  • Sep Tuesday 17th 18:00
    Photographing The Urban Landscape £2
  • Sep Thursday 19th 18:00
    Explore@the Lit & Phil: Which scientific ideas will last for ever? FREE
  • Oct Thursday 3rd 19:00
    The Northumbrians FREE
  • Oct Friday 4th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz: Charkie Parlour & Alembic £5
  • Oct Saturday 5th 09:45
    Aesthetics of Imperfection, Day #1 FREE
  • Oct Saturday 5th 19:00
    Ways + Massimo Pupillo £12/10

What's on this month

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