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An Introduction to the Lives and Works of the Scottish Colourists

The life and work of artists Duncan Fergusson, Leslie Hunter, Samuel Peploe and Francis Cadell: now known as The Scottish Colourists. Image: The White Room by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell.This is a series of four lectures by Prof Maria Chester, on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm to 5pm, starting December 8th and finishing December 17th.Since … Continue reading "An Introduction to the Lives and Works of the Scottish Colourists"

£12.00

From Bombs to Brexit – a Life in Journalism: individual lectures

Journalist Gerry Foley talks about the events and the politicians he covered during an incident-filled career. From a Dublin student working for pirate radio to the halls of Westminster, Gerry Foley's career in Journalism has put him in the front row for some of the biggest events in UK politics, and this series of four … Continue reading "From Bombs to Brexit – a Life in Journalism: individual lectures"

£4.00

Geology of Britain

An accessible introduction to the geology of Britain.Image: Loch Erisort from Cromor.This is a series of six lectures by Alison Tymon on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm. This listing is for the full series; you can buy tickets to individual lectures here.Britain has a huge variety of rocks of all ages in its relatively small … Continue reading "Geology of Britain"

£18.00

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 … 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 … 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