What's On At The Lit & Phil

  • September Thu 5th 18:00
    Victorian Working Class Women in the Stereoscope £3
  • September Wed 11th 13:00
    Creative Writing at the Lit & Phil
  • September Wed 11th 18:00
    L.S. Lowry: a Life £3
  • September Thu 12th 18:00
    Assyria in Newcastle FREE
  • September Fri 13th 10:30
    Heritage Open Days FREE
  • September Fri 13th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz: Paul Edis Trio £5
  • September Tue 17th 18:00
    Photographing The Urban Landscape £2
  • September Thu 19th 18:00
    Explore@the Lit & Phil: Which scientific ideas will last for ever? FREE
  • October Thu 3rd 19:00
    The Northumbrians FREE
  • October Fri 4th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz: Charkie Parlour & Alembic £5
  • October Tue 8th 18:00
    The Kremlin Letters £3
  • October Wed 9th 19:30
    Alexander McCall Smith £25
  • October Wed 16th 18:00
    The Wind from Peterloo £4
  • October Wed 23rd 18:00
    Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series: Art & Science £4
  • October Thu 24th 19:00
    Bad Magic FREE


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