The Lit & Phil Past Events

  • October 2019
    • Alexander McCall Smith
    • The Kremlin Letters
    • Alexander Hawkins + Evan Parker Quartet
    • Aesthetics of Imperfection, Day #2
    • Ways + Massimo Pupillo
    • Aesthetics of Imperfection, Day #1
    • Lunchtime Jazz: Charkie Parlour & Alembic
    • The Northumbrians
  • September 2019
    • Lunchtime Concert – Classical Vocal Recital
    • Explore@the Lit & Phil: Which scientific ideas will last for ever?


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