Who do we think we were? Slavery, Abolition and the Manchester Lit & Phil

Prof. Alan Rice; Dr Andrea Sillis; Drahoslava Máchová

The Manchester Lit and Phil was founded in 1781, when the city’s rapidly mechanising textile industry placed it at the centre of global trade networks...

1st June 2022, 6:00pm

Tagore and his Works

Professor Bashabi Fraser CBE

In this lecture, Professor Bashabi Fraser will consider Tagore as writer, artist, composer, activist and pragmatist.   His life and work traversed two centuries - the Victorian and the modern.  He not only reflected his times, but reflected on them and as a true modern, he evolved...

13th June 2022, 7:00pm

Looking Inside Volcanoes

Professor Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson

Volcanoes are big, hot, loud, and scary. Because of this, we know little of their internal structure or underlying 'plumbing system', despite them representing a global natural hazard. In this talk, Professor Jackson will lift the lid on their secrets...

22nd June 2022, 7:00pm

Avro Heritage Museum Tour

Member of the Lit & Phil can book for a behind-the-scenes visit to the Avro Heritage Museum in Stockport...

30th June 2022, 10:30am