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For the moment at least we can only offer you (excellent!) online events but do keep checking this space and our Facebook and Instagram posts for all the latest.  

We hope to have the library buzzing soon again with the sound of music, laughter and literary debate!

Book: online (below).

Cellist Miriam Nohl with her cello

Virtual Concert Series: Miriam Nohl & Marguerite Wassermann

Now available to watch on our YouTube channel
A FREE online concert
Baroque cello & violin - Miriam Nohl & Marguerite Wassermann

 

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Jazz pianist Paul Edis sitting at his keyboard with headphones on

Virtual Concert Series: Lunchtime Jazz

Now available to watch on our YouTube channel
A FREE online concert
Paul Edis & Graeme Wilson

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Early keyboard player John Treherne sat at the piano

Virtual Concert Series: John Treherne

Now available to watch on our YouTube Channel
A FREE online concert
Early keyboard player John Treherne

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Violinist John Garner sitting on a park bench with his violin

Virtual Concert Series: John Garner

Now available to watch on our YouTube channel
A FREE online concert
Violinist John Garner

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Pianist Alison Gill standing at her keyboard playing

Virtual Concert Series: Alison Gill & Yoshie Kawamura

Now available to watch on our YouTube Channel 
A FREE online concert
Piano duet with Alison Gill & Yoshie Kawamura

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Still from The Metalization of a Dream

The Metalization of a Dream

Now available to watch on our YouTube channel

A brand new online version and interpretation of a work premiered at the Lit & Phil by Fretwork viols in February 2019. The work, The Metalization of a Dream has a new performance by Galvanize with a new video by Claire Orme.

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Young Writers Awards

Young Writers' Awards 2021

Deadline is Sunday 18th April at 12.00pm.

Without writers there would be no books, and without books there would be no libraries, and if there were no libraries there would be no Lit&Phil!

So, Young Writers, get writing and win yourself a prize!

 

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An Evening with Tom Kelly via Zoom

Wednesday 24 March at 7pm FREE

Join Jarrow-born poet and playwright Tom Kelly, as he reads from his collection of short stories Behind the Wall, and from his most recent poetry collection This Small Patch, both published by Red Squirrel Press.

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Old Newcastle pub

A Pint of your Best Please, Landlord

Tuesday 30 March 6pm FREE

A Lit & Phil lecture via Zoom

Please register your interest by emailing library@litandphil.org.uk.

A talk about some of the pubs of Newcastle, some long gone and some still with us.

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Self portrait by L.S.Lowry

L.S.Lowry: A Life

Thursday 8 April 6pm FREE

A Lit & Phil lecture via Zoom

Please register your interest by emailing library@litandphil.org.uk.

A talk by Ian Ian McArdle about the man behind the paintings.

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Porter's Palmyra

Wednesday 14 April 6pm FREE

A Lit & Phil lecture via Zoom

Please register your interest by emailing library@litandphil.org.uk.

Rory McInnes-Gibbons from Durham University gives a fascinating talk about 19th century travellers to the ancient city.

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