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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

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

Chants: Ancient and Modern

This series of talks surveys the wide range of music known as chant, from plainchant to chants of the present day.This is a series of three one-hour talks by Prof Mike Worboys on Wed 5, 12 and 19 May. It is organised in association with Berwick Arts Choir, and members of BAC can get tickets … Continue reading "Chants: Ancient and Modern"

£4.50 - £9.00

Film: Summer Series

Three talks about different aspects of cinema.Our Summer Film series is organised in association with Berwick Film Society. It consists of three talks about film, on Thursdays at 5 pm. You can book for the full series here (£9); alternatively, you can book each talk individually (£4) by following the links below. Week 1: We're … Continue reading "Film: Summer Series"

£9.00

Michael Haneke’s Caché (2005).

A talk by Dr. Martine Pierquin on the cinema of Michael Haneke.Image Credit: © Denis Manin Films du Losange / UnifranceThis talk by Dr. Martine Pierquin is part of our Summer Film series. You can book here for this talk here; alternatively you can book for all three lectures here.The talk will provide a general … Continue reading "Michael Haneke’s Caché (2005)."

£4.00

Introduction to Astronomy: Individual Lectures

A short course covering the moon, stars, planets and cosmology with practical observing tips. Plenty for both beginners and seasoned pros.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 full … Continue reading "Introduction to Astronomy: Individual Lectures"

£4.00

Introduction to Astronomy: Full Series

A short course covering the moon, stars, planets and cosmology with practical observing tips. Plenty for both beginners and seasoned pros.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 the full course of five lectures, which costs … Continue reading "Introduction to Astronomy: Full Series"

£15.00

Aspects of Berwick’s History through its Archives

A delve into Berwick’s archives to reveal various aspects of the town’s historyPicture credit: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Samuel Bough 1863. Paxton House, National Galleries of Scotland.A series of 4 lectures (weekly on Tuesdays) by Linda Bankier, based on the town’s historic archives. Week 1: An introduction to Berwick’s history through its archives. This talk will explore Berwick’s … Continue reading "Aspects of Berwick’s History through its Archives"

£12.00

Ida Lupino

Ida Lupino: Between Film Noir and the Social Problem FilmThis talk by Dr Pasquale Iannone (Senior Teaching Fellow in Film Studies) is part of our Summer Film series, organised in association with Berwick Film Society. You can book here for this talk; alternatively you can book for all three lectures by clicking here.One of the … Continue reading "Ida Lupino"

£4.00

The Dawn of Art: Ice Age Cave Art

Rock Art, also called Ice Age Art and Palaeolithic Art, is found in every continent except Antarctica.This course of ten lectures by Prof Maria Chester was originally a classroom based course held in 2019, with some recent revisions. It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 5 pm, starting July 13th. This … Continue reading "The Dawn of Art: Ice Age Cave Art"

£30.00