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

Principled Collaboration – the rights, responsibilities and possibilities of community-university partnerships

Professor Melanie Tebbutt

“I was the first in my family to receive a university education and have never lost the desire to teach, research and spread the word about the value of learning.”

Percival Lecture – Members Only – Limited places

23rd May 2018, 6:45pm

Happy Days – Theatre Group

Following the very positive response to the idea of organising a theatre group for Lit & Phil members, and the plan to see The Cherry Orchard in April, our next venture will be to see Samuel Beckett’s modern classic: Happy Days, starring Maxine Peake, again at the Royal Exchange.

31st May 2018, 12:45pm

Notice to Members of the Lit & Phil regarding GDPR

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

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

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