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Friends of the University Library Event

Date: 26th July 2017

Location:  meet at the South gates of Jesmond Old Cemetery

Time: 6pm


Discover Sid Chaplin, local author of The Day of the Sardine and The Watchers and the Watched, through a guided talk by his son, writer Michael Chaplin. We will be walking from Jesmond to Ouseburn, hearing about the stories behind the places such as the graveyard Sid Chaplin would walk through to collect names for his stories. The walk will be rounded off by an optional visit to the pub!


This is part of our Friends of the University Library series of free events which are open to anyone that wishes to join us.  As places are limited if you would like to attend please complete our booking form.


For more information on the Friends of the University Library and to see what events we’ve previously offered please visit our website

published on: 10th July 2017

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