What's On At The Lit & Phil

  • June Thu 29th 19:00
    New Boots and Pantisocracies FREE
  • June Fri 30th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz £5
  • July Sat 1st 09:30
    Open Day FREE
  • July Wed 5th 19:00
    Red Squirrel Press Event FREE
  • July Thu 6th 16:00
    Thriller Women and the settings they choose FREE
  • July Fri 7th 13:10
    Harpsichord recital with John Treherne FREE
  • July Sat 8th 11:00
    William Shield Festival £various
  • July Mon 10th 18:00
    Antibiotics with Kate Gould FREE
  • July Wed 12th 19:00
    Paul Summers Poetry Reading FREE
  • July Thu 13th 18:00
    Newcastle Battalions in action on the Somme with Neil Storey £2
  • July Wed 19th 19:00
    The Adventures of Richard Spruce FREE
  • July Fri 21st 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz £5
  • July Sat 22nd 19:30
    Music for a Georgian Drawing Room £8/6
  • August Wed 2nd 18:00
    Dignity and Impudence - The Dog in Art, with Gail-Nina Anderson £4
  • August Wed 9th 18:00
    Whistlejacket – The Horse in Art, with Gail-Nina Anderson £4


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