The Lit & Phil Past Events

  • June 2018
    • The Imaginary Museum of the North - open until 8th September
    • Midsummer Phantoms
    • Occupation, Collaboration and Conflict at Vindolanda
    • Women Artists in Victorian Britain
    • Lunchtime Recital
    • Fundraising event: Readings from Kathleen Kenny's Creative Writing class
    • Callisto - Lisa Matthews Poetry Launch
    • Refusing to fight the Good War: Conscientious Objectors in the North East with Stuart Anderson
    • Midsummer Blue - Music from Three Continents
    • Women Artists in 19th Century France


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