What's On At The Lit And Phil

  • Feb Friday 24th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz - Hand to Mouth £5
  • Feb Tuesday 28th 16:00
    Whistle Stop Opera presents Hansel and Gretel FREE
  • Mar Thursday 2nd 18:00
    Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle of the Middle East FREE
  • Mar Thursday 2nd 18:00
    Shakespeare Club - Henry VIII FREE
  • Mar Tuesday 7th 18:00
    Searching for the highest-energy particles in nature FREE
  • Mar Monday 13th 19:30
    Choice Border Ballads of Ettrick and Yarrow with Poppy Holden £5/3 (all proceeds to the Lit & Phil)

What's on this month

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