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A Lit & Phil Carol – Review

A Lit & Phil Carol, November Club 7 & 8 December 2019 Memories of productions past, including The Novocastrian Philosophers’ Club and We Got Mittens Too!, had armed me for an ‘up hill, down dale’ exploration of the Lit & … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Day

We’re bracing ourselves for a busy day today, with guided tours taking place and lots of visitors expected. We even have pink bunting outside the library – is this a first for the Lit & Phil?

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Book Blog #1

This is the first in what we hope will be a series of book reviews by members. If you have read one of our books and would like to recommend it to others, please send your thoughts to the Librarian, … Continue reading

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Two New Seasons

Yes, it’s official, summer is over and autumn is here. For us at the Lit & Phil that means getting into gear for our new season of events. We’re off to an encouraging start this evening  with Gail-Nina Anderson’s lecture … Continue reading

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By popular demand….

We had  some really good coverage of the Postcards exhibition in the Journal yesterday, and have decided to extend its run until Friday 28th August. It’s brilliant, it’s free, so don’t miss it!

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Books on Tyne – our Winter Book Festival

As we bask in the August sunshine our thoughts are turning towards  Books on  Tyne, our winter Book Festival, run in conjunction with Newcastle Libraries. This year it runs from 23-29 November.  Our line-up is looking good with the likes of … Continue reading

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The Postcard Returns

We are now into the second week of our summer exhibition, curated by Gail-Nina Anderson. The Pleasures of the Postcard: Small but Perfectly Formed runs until  22nd August and it’s FREE so please come in to see it. Following the enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Can you help? Reflections of Newcastle 1914-1918

Reflections of Newcastle 1914-18 is a Lit & Phil collaboration with Northumbria University, Newcastle College and November Club to explore the intellectual, cultural and social life of Newcastle during the First World War, concentrating in and around the Lit & … Continue reading

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The Blog is Back

Now that our new website is live we thought it was  time to revive the Blog which has been dormant for some time….. Details of our autumn programme will be coming your way soon, as well as more information about August’s … Continue reading

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Busy Thursday

It as been incredibly busy here today……two Literature Classes were running through the day, there was a meeting of the Seven Stories Writers and Artists Group, and tonight we have a lecture in conjunction with Newcastle College (the first in … Continue reading

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