Events

25 Nov

The James Losh Diaries, 1802-1833: Life and Weather in Early Nineteenth Century Newcastle upon Tyne

The James Losh Diaries, 1802-1833: Life and Weather in Early Nineteenth Century Newcastle upon Tyne

Dr. Deborah Smith

Monday, 25 Nov 2019 from 1:00pm

The name “James Losh” may not be familiar to many in the Newcastle area, yet in the early 19th century he was a leading figure in the political and social life of his adopted city.

Lit and Phil

FREE

25 Nov

Poetry Event

Poetry Event

Mike Pratt with Emily Willis and Robin Moss

Monday, 25 Nov 2019 from 2:00pm

Self taught naturalist and career conservationist Mike has worked with many environmental organisations over the last thirty four years. The event will also feature poetry from Emily Willis and Robin Moss.

City Library

FREE

25 Nov

The Princess and the Piano

The Princess and the Piano

Monday, 25 Nov 2019 from 4:00pm

Join Mike Waller and Elaine Cusack for songs inspired by Felling on Tyne...with a few well-known cover versions. Come prepared to sing and clap along!

City Library

FREE

25 Nov

Dr John Blewitt Reappraising John Ruskin’s influence on William Morris

Dr John Blewitt Reappraising John Ruskin’s influence on William Morris

Monday, 25 Nov 2019 from 6:00pm

For William Morris, John Ruskin’s writings on architecture and painting were ‘a revelation’. Late in life he wrote that Ruskin’s chapter ‘The Nature of the Gothic’ from The Stones of Venice was one of the few ‘necessary’ pieces of literature of the whole of the nineteenth century...

Lit and Phil

£3

25 Nov

Watch for me by Moonlight

Watch for me by Moonlight

Kirsty Ferry

Monday, 25 Nov 2019 from 7:00pm

North East born Kirsty Ferry won the English Heritage/Belsay Hall National Creative Writing competition in 2009...

City Library

£3

25 Nov

IRON PRESS This Cullercoats - Work from Six Village Writers

IRON PRESS This Cullercoats - Work from Six Village Writers

Monday, 25 Nov 2019 from 7:30pm

Six working writers who live in the village were asked to respond in verse or short fiction to their place of residence.

Lit and Phil

FR£E

26 Nov

Tales of the Troubled Dead

Tales of the Troubled Dead

Catherine Belsey

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 from 11:00am

Catherine will be discussing her book Tales of the Troubled Dead and the ways ghost stories appeal to our uneasy relationship with conventional good sense.

City Library

£3

26 Nov

Novels of University Life

Novels of University Life

Keith Jewitt

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 from 12:30pm

Over the past 150 years, hundreds of novels have been written about university life.

Lit and Phil

FREE