The Lit & Phil Past Events

  • October 2018
    • Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music 2018
    • Newcastle Festival of Jazz and Improvised Music 2018
    • Gail-Nina Anderson Lecture Series - The Tragic Heroine in Art (1 of 3)
    • Lunchtime Recital
  • September 2018
    • Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Robert Stephenson, An Engineering Legacy in Photographs
    • Reappraising German Idealist Political Philosophy, with Dr James Clarke
    • Lunchtime Jazz
    • Joseph Cowen and Tyneside Society, with Bill Lancaster
    • Coal Mining Heritage of Northumberland and County Durham, with Ken Smith
    • Heritage Open Day Tours 10.30am and 11.30am


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