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Introduction to Astronomy: Individual Lectures

A short course on the moon, planets, stars and galaxies, and practical observing tips. Lots to learn for beginners or seasoned observers.A short course in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta covering basic concepts, practical experience, and the latest developments in a rapidly changing field. This listing is for individual lectures, which cost £4 each The … Continue reading "Introduction to Astronomy: Individual Lectures"

£4.00

Introduction to Astronomy: Full Series

A short course on the moon, planets, stars and galaxies, and practical observing tips. Lots to learn for beginners or seasoned observers.A short course in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta covering basic concepts, practical experience, and the latest developments in a rapidly changing field. The full course costs £15, or you can book individual lectures … Continue reading "Introduction to Astronomy: Full Series"

£15.00

La Belle Epoque 1871 – 1914

Maria Chester celebrates the splendour of France’s Belle Époque: the painters, avant-garde music and dance of those magic days.This course of ten lectures by Prof Maria Chester was originally a classroom based course held in 2018, with some recent revisions.The so-called “Belle Époque” emerged in Paris – the city of light – in the last … Continue reading "La Belle Epoque 1871 – 1914"

£30.00

History through a Northumbrian Lens: Part One

The biographies of three prominent people associated with Northumberland provide insights into key events in British history.This is a series of three one-hour lectures by Mike Fraser, organised in association with Berwick Literary Festival. Patrons of the Festival are entitled to a 50% discount on tickets for the full course (see Tickets). This listing is … Continue reading "History through a Northumbrian Lens: Part One"

£4.50 - £9.00

History through a Northumbrian Lens: Part One; Individual Lectures

The biographies of three prominent people associated with Northumberland provide insights into key events in British history. This is a series of three one-hour lectures by Mike Fraser, organised in association with Berwick Literary Festival. Patrons of the Festival are entitled to a 50% discount on tickets for the full course. This listing is for … Continue reading "History through a Northumbrian Lens: Part One; Individual Lectures"

£3.00

Lindisfarne to Durham: St Cuthbert and the Haliwerfolc: individual lectures

The remarkable story of the North’s iconic saint and his Community through four hundred turbulent years.This is a series of three talks by Katharine Tiernan, taking place on Tuesdays, March 16th - March 30th, 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm. It is organised in association with Berwick Literary Festival, and Patrons of the Festival are entitled … Continue reading "Lindisfarne to Durham: St Cuthbert and the Haliwerfolc: individual lectures"

£4.00

Lindisfarne to Durham: St Cuthbert and the Haliwerfolc 634 – 1093 AD

The remarkable story of the North’s iconic saint and his Community through four hundred turbulent years. This is a series of three talks by Katharine Tiernan, taking place on Tuesdays, March 16th - March 30th, 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm. It is organised in association with Berwick Literary Festival, and Patrons of the Festival are … Continue reading "Lindisfarne to Durham: St Cuthbert and the Haliwerfolc 634 – 1093 AD"

£4.50 - £9.00

Roman Britain

A three-lecture course covering the history of the Romans in Britain, with particular reference to Northern England and Scotland.This is a series of three lectures by Anne Everest. Each lecture will last ninety minutes, including a ten-minute break. Sessions are expected to be fairly informal with plenty of time for questions and discussion. The course … Continue reading "Roman Britain"

£12.00 - £16.50

The Latin American Literary Boom – what is it?

An introduction to the lives and works of four of the ‘giants’ of Latin American literature and creators of the Latin American Literary Boom In this series of four talks on successive Tuesdays, Prof Maria Chester introduces the lives and works of four authors, Julio Cortazar, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargos Llosa and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. … Continue reading "The Latin American Literary Boom – what is it?"

£12.00

The Latin American Literary Boom – what is it? (Individual Lectures)

An introduction to the lives and works of four of the ‘giants’ of Latin American literature and creators of the Latin American Literary Boom In this series of four talks on successive Tuesdays, Prof Maria Chester introduces the lives and works of four authors, Julio Cortazar, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargos Llosa and Gabriel Garcia Marquez. … Continue reading "The Latin American Literary Boom – what is it? (Individual Lectures)"

£4.00