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Concert II: Fiona Winning, solo viola

St Andrew's Wallace Green & Lowick Church of Scotland Wallace Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, United Kingdom

We welcome Fiona back to BerwickThis is part of the Berwick Music Series 2023; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Scottish violist Fiona Winning was until 2014 Principal Viola of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has been a regular guest principal of the Philharmonia and London Philharmonic Orchestras, … Continue reading "Concert II: Fiona Winning, solo viola"

£14.00

Kate Molleson in conversation

Berwick Baptist Church 8 Golden Square, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, United Kingdom

A joint event with Berwick Literary FestivalThis is part of the Berwick Music Series 2023; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Kate Molleson is a journalist and broadcaster. She presents BBC Radio 3’s New Music Show and Music Matters. Her documentaries (BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service) have … Continue reading "Kate Molleson in conversation"

£8.00

Talk II: Folk influences in classical music

Berwick Parish Centre Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, United Kingdom

A talk by Mike WorboysThis is part of the Berwick Music Series 2023; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Folk music has had an influence on ‘classical’ composers, from Hildegard von Bingen to composers of the present day. This talk will provide an historical whistle-stop tour, before focusing … Continue reading "Talk II: Folk influences in classical music"

£6.00

Frankland String Quartet

St Andrew's Wallace Green & Lowick Church of Scotland Wallace Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, United Kingdom

Dvorak and two North Eastern composersThis is part of the Berwick Music Series 2023; you can find the full programme and buy a Series Pass by clicking here.Formed in 2017, the Frankland Quartet’s musical identity is embedded in the North East of England. Long-time colleagues in Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Quartet has a deep commitment … Continue reading "Frankland String Quartet"

£14.00

Picasso and his Muses: Wives,Goddesses and Doormats

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

A three hour study day by art historian Prof Maria Chester analysing the work of Picasso in relation to his muses.Femme Couchée (1932) A three hour Study Day by art historian and BEA lecturer Prof Maria Chester,analysing the work of Picasso in relation to his muses. Paul is dead, Picasso is eternal. We will analyse … Continue reading "Picasso and his Muses: Wives,Goddesses and Doormats"

£9.00

Introduction to Autumn Astronomy

This introduction to Autumn Astronomy is suitable for complete beginners or more experienced studentsA course of five lectures in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta, on Saturdays from 11 am to 12 noon via Zoom. This course for beginners has a mix of theory and practical advice for stargazing. It will provide a solid foundation for … Continue reading "Introduction to Autumn Astronomy"

£4.00 - £15.00

Ancient Rome: from humble beginnings to a splendid city

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

An introduction to the glorious ancient city of Rome Joseph Mallord William Turner (British, 1775 - 1851) Modern Rome - Campo Vaccino, 1839 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles This series of three talks by Dr. June Neilson on Mondays from 10 am to 12 noon, is an exploration of the growth and development … Continue reading "Ancient Rome: from humble beginnings to a splendid city"

£7.00 - £18.00

Autumn Shorebird Spotting: Guided Walk

Little Beach, Berwick LIttle Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, United Kingdom

Join the Rangers from Space for Shorebirds Northumberland for a two-hour guided walk along the shore at Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed.The Northumberland coast is a truly special place for many reasons: it’s landscape, nature, people and history. Space for Shorebirds Northumberland is dedicated to protecting the birds and dunes of the Northumberland coast which are globally … Continue reading "Autumn Shorebird Spotting: Guided Walk"

Free

Japan in Miniature

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

The Art and History of Japanese Postage StampsWe welcome back Madeleine Ravetta for another of her entertaining talks, an unusual subject which promises to appeal to everyone, even to those who have no interest in stamps! Madeleine is giving this talk in aid of Berwick Cancer Cars, for which she is a volunteer driver. Since … Continue reading "Japan in Miniature"

£4.00

Cosmic Frontiers: A Journey from the Solar System to the Multiverse

Explore Planet Nine's mystery, asteroid/comet differences, star evolution in the Milky Way, Earth-Moon dynamics, and delve into multiverses.A course of five lectures in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta, on Saturdays from 11 am to 12 noon via Zoom. Explore Planet Nine's mystery, asteroid/comet differences, star evolution in the Milky Way, Earth-Moon dynamics, and delve into … Continue reading "Cosmic Frontiers: A Journey from the Solar System to the Multiverse"

£15.00

Art of the 20th century

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

This wide ranging survey of western art in the 20th century will introduce and explain developments in modern and contemporary art.This is a course of five two-hour lectures by Prof Maria Chester . We begin this survey of western art in the 20th century with an introduction to the various art movements which arose in Europe … Continue reading "Art of the 20th century"

£30.00

Reflective Painting

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

An art workshop inspired by Northumberland artist Matilda Bevan, whose work is on display at the Granary Gallery from 10th Feb 2024.Image Credit: Matilda Bevan: Spent. Oil on Panel (2023). Courtesy of the artist.This art workshop, led by local artist Rachel Sutherland, is inspired by the work of Northumberland artist Matilda Bevan, whose work is … Continue reading "Reflective Painting"

£30.00