What's On At The Lit & Phil

  • November Sat 9th 18:30
    A Tale of Five Cities £25
  • November Mon 11th 18:00
    Celebration & Commemoration: The Peace Parade & the Great Silence of 1919 FREE
  • November Tue 12th 18:00
    The Charles Parish Memorial Lecture: Sir William Blackstone Postponed
  • November Fri 15th 13:00
    Lunchtime Jazz: Jo Harrop & Jamie McCredie £5
  • November Fri 15th 19:00
    M.R James Ghost Stories £10/8
  • November Sat 16th 11:00
    William Shield Festival £ Various
  • November Thu 21st 19:00
    A Christmas Carol £10/8
  • Books on Tyne
    November Sat 23rd 11:00
    Books on Tyne Prices depend on the event.
  • December Mon 16th 18:00
    Rome Unpacked £25


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