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A Conspicuous Situation: How Newcastle's Lit & Phil arrived on Westgate Street

Photo of the cover of A Conspicuous Situation by Alison Menzies

Friday 2nd September 6pm

A book launch by Alison Menzies

A FREE Lit & Phil Live Event 

A project that began life  during lockdown, we are delighted to host the launch Alison Menzies’ fascinating account of the history of the site of the library up to its opening in 1825.  Most appropriately, Friday 2nd September 2022 is  the bicentenary of the laying  of the building’s foundation stone by Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex.

(If you would prefer to book directly over the phone, please call the Library Desk team on 0191 232 0192 and they will be happy to help)

'Pay what you wish'

There is no set ticket price for this event, but if you would like to make a small donation to support the good work of The Lit & Phil we would be very grateful. Click the link above to donate via Paypal.