What's On At The Lit & Phil

  • October Fri 21st 19:00
    Four Crime writers in search of a plot £3
  • October Mon 24th 10:30
    Guided 'Reflections of Newcastle 1914-18' City Walk FREE
  • October Tue 25th 18:00
    Thomas Wright of Durham £2
  • October Thu 27th 19:00
    Book Launch: The Half Shilling Curate FREE
  • October Fri 28th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz with Emma Fisk and James Birkett £4
  • October Fri 28th 19:30
    The Denison Trio in aid of the S.Y. Killingley Trust £8/6
  • October Mon 31st 18:00
    What motivates a person to murder? £5/3
  • November Wed 2nd 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series - Heightened Emotions £3
  • November Wed 2nd 19:00
    Book Launch - Ren and the Blue Hands, Ellen Phethean FREE
  • November Thu 3rd 13:10
    Lunchtime Recital - Opera North event FREE
  • November Thu 3rd 18:00
    Shakespeare Club FREE
  • November Fri 4th 13:10
    Lunchtime Classical Concert £2
  • November Sat 5th 10:00
    Writing for Wellbeing Workshop £25
  • November Sat 5th 10:30
    Lit & Phil Tour FREE
  • November Mon 7th 13:00
    Guided 'Reflections of Newcastle 1914-18' City Walk FREE


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