Upcoming Events

Monday, 3rd August 2015 - Friday, 7th August 2015

10:00AM - 3:00PM Dove Marine Laboratory
Workshop
Splash Down Summer Schools (Non Residential)
Marine Environmental Summer schools (9-11 yrs and 11 to 14 yrs)
A week-long programme where school pupils will explore marine life at first-hand on local rocky shores, in the University's aquarium and by using microscopes. Two separate programmes: ages 9-11 taking place on 3-7 August; ages 11-14 on 17-21 August. Admission: £110 for 5 days. Contact for further information: Annie Russell Tel: 0191 208 3066 Email: annie.russell@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 14th August 2015

2:30PM - 5:00PM G21/22, Devonshire Building
Workshop
Workshop: Holding Water
Working with Nature to Ease Floods and Droughts
Discussions and talks from leading experts: Rajendra Singh, 'Waterman of India'; Marc Stutter; Michal Kravci­k Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Dr Paul Quinn Tel: 85773 Email: p.f.quinn@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 15th August 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Cockle Park Science Centre
Workshop
Insect Workshop
With Dr Gordon Port
Workshop to learn how to collect, preserve and present insects for identification. Admission: Free, but booking required. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 27th August 2015

11:25AM - 1:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Workshop
Introduction to Ladybirds
with Dr Cathleen Thomas
Talk about ladybirds followed by a hunt around the grounds to find different species. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 2nd October 2015

7:30PM - 8:30PM Lit and Phil Society, Newcastle, NE1 1SE
King's Hall Music : A New Heaven? - musical adventures in Newcastle
Edgar Bainton and other musicians in Newcastle 1900-1930; an illustrated lecture by Michael Jones

Bainton was one of a prominent circle of musicians living and actively working in Newcastle in the early 20th century, including the choir's founder WG Whittaker.  Michael Jones, Bainton scholar and Secretary of the Edgar Bainton (UK) Society, will look at his life and music and his work with the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Newcastle Conservatory and the Newcastle Festivals.   

Part of the Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir Centenary celebrations

Free admission



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