Events

26 Nov

Tales of Newcastle’s witch trials

Tales of Newcastle’s witch trials

Helen Steadman

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 from 2:00pm

Sunwise is the sequel to Widdershins, which was inspired by the Newcastle witch trials. Helen will talk about her research into this superstitious world.

City Library

£3

26 Nov

Look at Me Now!

Look at Me Now!

Maya George

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 from 4:00pm

Maya will be talking about her journey to writing Look at me Now which has as one
of its main themes the cultural diversity and vibrancy of Newcastle.

City Library

FREE

26 Nov

I am Dynamite! A Life of Nietzsche

I am Dynamite! A Life of Nietzsche

Sue Prideaux

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 from 6:00pm

Friedrich Nietzsche’s work forms the bedrock of our contemporary thought. The death of God, the Übermensch and the slave morality permeate our culture...

£3

26 Nov

The Boy who Followed his Father into Auschwitz

The Boy who Followed his Father into Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2019 from 7:00pm

The Boy who Followed his Father into Auschwitz is a remarkable story of hope, family and survival that demands to be read, and is a reminder of the very worst and the very best of humanity. Jeremy Dronfield vividly brings this nearly forgotten, astonishing story to life.

City Library

£3

27 Nov

The Trouble with Sequels

The Trouble with Sequels

John Grundy

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019 from 2:00pm

“It’s hard writing books. I wrote one about the history of Newcastle which I quite liked and other people seemed ok with, so I thought it would be easy to move on and do a follow up about the history of Northumberland". Join John as he discusses many of these interesting questions.

City Library

£3

27 Nov

Resist

Resist

Ra Page

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019 from 4:00pm

Comma Press's CEO and Editor Ra Page will be discussing British grassroots protest movements that have inspired the short fiction in Comma's two 'History-into-Fiction' anthologies...

City Library

£3

27 Nov

Blackening Buonaparte: the invention of Napoleon the murderous despot 1797-1803

Blackening Buonaparte: the invention of Napoleon the murderous despot 1797-1803

Tim Clayton

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019 from 6:00pm

Tim Clayton will talk about some of the designers of British propaganda and consider some of their more amusing products, and throw open the question of who was the real aggressor in the revolutionary and Napoleonic wars.

Lit and Phil

£3

27 Nov

Gathering the Evidence: Contemporary Crime Fiction

Gathering the Evidence: Contemporary Crime Fiction

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019 from 7:00pm

Join Johana Gustawsson, Michael J. Malone, Matt Wesolowski and Will Carver for a criminally fine investigation into contemporary crime writing.

City Library

£3