Bringing up Baby: establishing and promoting computers in Manchester

Dame Mary Archer & Dr James Sumner

This year's Manchester Lecture will be on the 70th anniversary of the 'Baby' computer, featuring demonstrations of the 'Baby' replica at the Museum of Science & Industry...

21st June 2018, 7:00pm

Notice to Members of the Lit & Phil regarding GDPR


Important message to Members of Lit & Phil regarding data protection and action to take.

In the Beginning was the Word – singing the poet's song in a foreign land [rescheduled date]

Dr Derek McCulloch & Café Mozart

In his lecture Derek McCulloch, translator, professional singer and music historian, investigates what is actually meant by a ‘song’ and its complex relationship with words, and the issues of poetic translation in the crossing of linguistic and cultural borders

2nd July 2018, 7:00pm

A look back on...Social Philosophy lectures in the 2017/18 Season


As we approach the end of the 2017/18 Season, we look back on the lectures we have enjoyed this year before embarking on our new Programme after the summer.