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Introduction to Summer Astronomy

A tour of the summer night sky with a focus on a new constellation each week and a detailed look at a related aspect of modern astronomy.A course of five lectures in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta, on Saturdays from 11 am to 12 noon. This introduction to astronomy is aimed at astronomy enthusiasts of … Continue reading "Introduction to Summer Astronomy"


Connections: adding Landscapes to Still Life

Conference Rooms, YHA Dewar’s Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Still life and landscapes are very different subjects which you can link together to create paintings of greater interest.Image credit: Winifred Nicholson: Fireside (1956) © Trustees of Winifred Nicholson. Photo: © Kettle’s Yard, University of CambridgeThis workshop is one of three inspired by the Truth and Beauty exhibition at the Granary Gallery. Your tutor is … Continue reading "Connections: adding Landscapes to Still Life"


The Theory of the Evolution of Life on Earth

William Elder Building 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

An investigation into the main evolutionary events of animals and plants through geological time.Two talks by Elizabeth Devon.Monday, 5th September:After a brief summary of the development of the theory of evolution, we will cover the main events from simple to complex life in the oceans, to the explosion of life on land. We will then … Continue reading "The Theory of the Evolution of Life on Earth"