What's On At The Lit And Phil

  • Mar Monday 27th 18:30
    Ancient Greek Medicine: From phlegm to haemorrhoids FREE
  • Mar Wednesday 29th 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series: Three Double Portraits 3 of 3 £3
  • Mar Thursday 30th 19:00
    An Evening of Poetry and Fiction £3
  • Mar Friday 31st 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz with Triptych £5
  • Apr Monday 3rd 13:10
    Reed & Ivory (Clarinet and Piano) £8/5
  • Apr Thursday 6th 18:00
    Whatever Happened to the Polytechnics? Dr Andrew Gettigan FREE

What's on this month

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