Elements in Danger

Professor David Cole-Hamilton and Dr M Pilar Gil

Five years ago, a cleaning up of a storage area in the School of Chemistry at the University of St Andrews revealed a time-worn periodic table covered by dirt and dust.  Its significance was immediately recognised, despite its brittle and fragile condition that suggested an eventful life in a classroom or laboratory.  The lecture will recount the pursuit to date of what it is now considered the oldest known published periodic table wallchart.

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29th September 2020, 6:30pm

Autumn 2020 at The Manchester Lit & Phil

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We are very excited about going online this term!  It will be the first term of our 239th year, the society having been formed in 1781.

The Remarkable World of Joyce Grenfell - Lucky Amateur or Consummate Professional?

Joanna Lavelle

It is difficult to categorise Joyce Grenfell.  She was an entertainer, writer, singer, film actress and broadcaster on both television and radio...

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6th October 2020, 6:30pm