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Whats on: September, 2013

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2013 Festival. You can search the events programme using the calendar, by category, via the events map, or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

Behind the scences tour of a world class research institution.

Saturday 7 September 2013
18.00 - 23.30
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Take a trip to the Kielder Observatory, the UK's leading public observatory under England's darkest skies.

Sunday 8 September 2013
11.00 - 13.30
Venue: 
MediCinema, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

See the latest treatment options for acute brain attack (stroke) followed by a behind the scenes tour.

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.00 - 18.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Jump onboard the astronomy bus for a trip to Kielder Observatory

Monday 9 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Explore the reasons for red squirrel decline in this visit to Kielder forest.

Monday 9 September 2013
13.00 - 13.45, 14.00 - 14.45, 15.00 - 15.45
Venue: 
Swing Bridge, NewcastleGateshead Quays

See the Pump Room and Engine Room at the Grade I listed Swing Bridge.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Take a fresh look at Roman country. Uncover a secret ritual temple and the first fort on Hadrian’s Wall.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Roll up for a tour of the School of Marine Science and Technology.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
12.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Come see the beautiful St Mary’s Lighthouse to learn about rockpool animals and marine mammal rescues.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
18.00, 19.00, 20.00, 21.00
Venue: 
Victoria tunnel, Newcastle upon Tyne

Join us on an evening tour through Victoria tunnel.

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