The Lit & Phil Past Events

  • September 2019
    • Photographing The Urban Landscape
    • Lunchtime Jazz: Paul Edis Trio
    • Heritage Open Days
    • Assyria in Newcastle
    • L.S. Lowry: a Life
    • Creative Writing at the Lit & Phil
    • Victorian Working Class Women in the Stereoscope
  • August 2019
    • Debbie Taylor & Angela Mayer In Conversation
    • The DeJean Code
    • Members Only Visit to Ushaw


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