This anniversary lecture takes you behind the scenes of the discovery of King Tut's burial chamber one hundred years agoIntroducing Howard Carter, whose determination and resilience led to the discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings. We will examine his life before moving on to explore the excavation of … Continue reading "“ I see wonderful things…”"
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: Tony’s Patch I. Monoprint (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 on … Continue reading "Monoprints from Natural Materials"
The origins and complex history of the European Union.This series of three talks by Dr. June Neilson on Mondays from 10 am to 12 noon, examines the vision and reality of the idea of European unity following the horrors of World War II.Arising from the physical and economic ruins of post-war Europe, politicians sought ways … Continue reading "The European Union"
This course will describe the rocks, fossils and structures from the Carboniferous period to the present day.This is a series of three talks by Alison Tymon on Fridays from 10 am to 12 noon.The principal geological process between 360 million years ago and present times was the deposition of sediments in shallow seas following the … Continue reading "The later geological history of Britain"