Monday, 23 November 2009

Last Avison Lecture

The final presentation in the series of lectures on the life and times of Avison will take place tomorrow as follows


Jane Colborne

24/11/2009 7pm

An illustrated presentation on the process and importance of the restoration of the Avison workbooks.

Charles Avison Building

City Library
33 New Bridge St West
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE99 1RD

No ticket required. Free entry on the door.

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Venerable Bede

Bewick beaten in vote by Bede.
BBC Newcastle and Radio 3 audiences voted the medieval monk and chronicler the Venerable Bede as the greatest Free Thinker in the history of the North East. Professor Richard Gameson of Durham University explains why he believes Bede was a natural choice.
You can listen to The Essay here.