Category Archives: Events, talks and activities

Next Talk; ‘An Introduction to Paper Conservation’, 23rd February 2016

I’m really looking forward to giving my next talk, ‘An Introduction to Paper Conservation’ as it will not only be to a group of skilled bookbinders but also it’ll be within the beautiful 19th century surroundings of the Literary and Philosophical … Continue reading

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Tynemouth Second hand and Antiquarian Book Fair; 18th October 2015

The fourth and final Tynemouth Book Fair of 2015 takes place on Sunday 18th October. Arrive early to find the best bargains and browse a huge range of books from the booksellers of Yorkshire, the North East and beyond.  

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York PBFA Book Fair; 18th/19th September, 2015

The annual York PBFA, (Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association),  book fair will take place in York over the 18th and 19th September at its usual venue of the Racecourse. Easily the largest and most important northern England book fair of the year, this two-floor event … Continue reading

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Tynemouth Second hand and Antiquarian Book Fair; 23rd August 2015

The third Tynemouth Book Fair of 2015 takes place on Sunday 23rd August. Arrive early to find the best bargains and browse a huge range of books from the booksellers of Yorkshire, the North East and beyond.  

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Tynemouth Second hand and Antiquarian Book Fair; 21st June 2015

The second Tynemouth Book Fair of 2015 takes place on Sunday 21st June. Arrive early to find the best bargains and browse a huge range of books from the booksellers of Yorkshire, the North East and beyond.  

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Alnwick PBFA Book Fair; 13th June 2015

The fantastic Alnwick PBFA (Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association),  book fair takes place on 13th June at its usual beautiful venue, Northumberland Hall in central market place, Alnwick. The cream of the crop of booksellers will be there with some of their most … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Exhibition; Mr Turner and Mr Girtin

If you find yourself in West Yorkshire before 05 July 2015, I recommend a visit to the Harewood House exhibition, ‘Mr Turner and Mr Girtin; The Early Years’. Two of Britain’s most fantastic watercolourists exhibited side by side is a treat … Continue reading

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Tynemouth Second hand and Antiquarian Book Fair; 26th April 2015

The first Tynemouth Book Fair of 2015 takes place on Sunday 26th April. Arrive early to find the best bargains and browse a huge range of books from the booksellers of Yorkshire, the North East and beyond.  

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Hexham Book Festival 2015

Don’t forget that the tenth excellent Hexham Book Festival will soon be upon us from 20th April until the 04th May. If you haven’t had a look through the programme yet, I recommend doing so soon in order to secure any tickets before they’re sold … Continue reading

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‘A broad field: antiquarianism in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century’ – Public lecture, Wed 30th Oct.

There is an interesting (free) public lecture this Wednesday, for those of you in the local area with an interest in Antiquarianism. Details are given below: Wednesday 30 October, at 6.00pm in the Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building (note: later start time) … Continue reading

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