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All talks/demos/workshops will be held at the Lit & Phil, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne unless stated. There is sometimes a small charge for workshops if materials are provided by the tutor/speaker. There is often a limit on numbers for events, so please book your places as soon as possible by contacting Paul Smith, events organizer.

 


Wednesday 13 September 2017
Chris Folwell: Fore-edge painting (workshop)

10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Cost:  £30.00 (members)

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


Friday 20 October 2017
Morning visit to the Pybus Collection and a talk on the life of a great book collector,
Pybus by Alexandra Healey
Afternoon visit to the cellars below the Amnesty Bookshop with Tom Hope, and a chance to buy books for binding.

10.00 am and 2.00 pm

Venues:
Philip Robinson Library
Newcastle University
(map)

Amnesty Bookshop
92 Westgate Rd
Newcastle
NE1 4AF
(map)

 


Friday 27 October 2017
Children's bookbinding workshop
Bind a notebook with your name embossed in gold foil.
Free event during half-term week run by SoB volunteers.

Venue:
Newcastle City Library
(map)

 


November 2017
Exhibition: The set book is Charles Parish’s History of the Lit & Phil

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


Thursday  26 November 2017
Michael Burke: Buried Alive! Books Unearthed in Our Time (lecture)
Three stories of extraordinary ancient books that were lost for centuries and then found again.
Held jointly with Newcastle’s Books on Tyne Festival

6.00 pm
Cost: £3.00  

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


Thursday 21 December 2017
Christmas meeting
Details to be arranged

6.00 pm

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


Thursday 18 January 2018
AGM
Followed by a series of binding demonstrations.

6.00 pm

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 

Chairman
Paul Gailiunas
25 Hedley Terrace
Gosforth
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE3 1DP
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Secretary
Helen Kendall
5 Kempston Way
The Glebe
Norton
Stockton-on-Tees
CLEVELAND
TS20 1RH
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Treasurer
Chris Calver
212 Jesmond Dene Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 2JT
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Events Organiser
Paul Smith
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