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Famous Lit & Phil tours to resume

We are delighted to report our Lit & Phil tours will resume in July! Please book by calling the library team on 0191 232 0192 (online booking coming soon). Our famous tours are completely free and all led by our team of award-winning guides.

Each tour will have a maximum of six, and there will be two tours per time slot.  Tours will follow a prescribed route to comply with social distancing guidelines.

All tours start at 10.30am, and Summer dates as follows:

Saturday 17 July
Wednesday 21 July
Saturday 7 August
Wednesday 18 August
Saturday 21 August
Saturday 4 September

Information regarding Heritage Open Day tours coming soon.

We hope to resume the Ghostly Lit & Phil tours from October.  More details to follow soon.





The Lit & Phil

23 Westgate Road


We are pleased to confirm that the Lit & Phil is now open again to members.

Members must book their visit in advance. Call 0191 232 0192 or email: