What's On At The Lit & Phil

  • September Wed 7th 18:00
    Birds of Northumberland with Tim Dean FREE
  • September Thu 8th 18:00
    Shakespeare's Astronomy FREE
  • September Wed 14th 19:00
    Book Launch - Sean O'Brien and Shelley Day FREE
  • September Sat 17th 10:30
    Tour of The Lit & Phil FREE
  • September Sat 17th 11:00
    Avison Ensemble Young Musicians' Concert £2
  • September Fri 23rd 13:10
    Lunchtime Concert with Michael Woods FREE
  • September Thu 29th 18:00
    The Maddison Monument in St Nicholas Cathedral FREE
  • September Fri 30th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz £4
  • October Sat 1st 10:30
    Lit & Phil Tour FREE
  • October Mon 3rd 19:00
    Red Squirrel Press Launch FREE
  • October Mon 3rd 19:00
    It wasn't all about the Jarrow Crusade FREE
  • October Tue 4th 18:00
    The Phallus and the Frontier FREE
  • October Wed 5th 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series £3
  • October Thu 6th 18:00
    The development of X-ray imaging in Newcastle 1899-1902 FREE
  • October Wed 12th 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series £3


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