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Family events

Talks and debates

Lord Kelvin Award Lecture winner: Robots and humans: When two societies meet

Evening events

What's the point?

Booking tickets

Dont miss!

Adults looking for a giggle: Ugly Animal Preservation Society, Wednesday 11 September, 19.30, Northern Stage

Star speaker: Martin Rees, Thursday 12 September, 18.00, Northern Stage


Meeting point

If you're booked on to a trip or tour, the meeting point for the coaches is at the junction of King's Road and Claremont Road on Newcastle University campus.


Public programme:

Events for teenagers, adults and families.

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For some events you can just drop in but for most we recommend that you book in advance, even for events that are free to attend. Most events can be booked through us via the eventbrite link below. Please follow the specific booking instructions from the programme. 

Your booking will be adminstered via eventbrite's secure system.


There are some events that are not booked directly through us, for a list of these events click here


We have some great events taking place at the prestigious Northern Stage Theatre - on Newcastle University's campus.  From comedy capers to deep discussions, we have something to entice all minds.

Northen Stage events, click here


Please call 08456 807 207 if you wish to book tickets over the phone.