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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.



Thursday 27 April 2017
Anthony Smithson: The antiquarian book trade’s York Antiquarian Book Seminar (lecture)

6.00pm
Cost: £2.00 (members), £3.00 (non-members)

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


Friday 19 May 2017
Durham Cathedral Library & Ushaw College Library (visit)
Durham Cathedral Library is one of the finest medieval libraries in the country and we will be looking at some of their spectacular books in the morning before having lunch in the Cathedral restaurant. In the afternoon we will travel a few miles outside Durham to Ushaw, where, by popular request, we are making a return visit to the wonderful library at Ushaw College.

Venue:
Durham Cathedral
(map)
Ushaw College
(map)

 


June 2017
Ali Strachan: The revival of the City & Guilds Certificate in Bookbinding (lecture)
Ali Strachan is the Bindery Manager at Shepherds.

6.00pm
Cost: £2.00 (members), £3.00 (non-members)

Venue:
Lit & Phil
(map)

 


July 2017
David Dobbin: Carolingian bindings (lecture)

6.00pm
Cost: £2.00 (members), £3.00 (non-members)

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
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Events Organiser
Paul Smith
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