The Unblinking Eye: Thursday 19 September 18.00-19.30
In conjunction with our exhibition “The Unblinking Eye: 55 Years of Space Exploration on Fylingdales Moor” we will be holding a FREE public talk in the Museum Normanby Room. Dr Michael Mulvihill (Artist in Residence at RAF Fylingdales) and Professor Richard Clay (Professor of Digital Cultures, Newcastle University) will discuss the artist residency and the making of the BBC Four radio programme Two Minutes to Midnight, exploring why we are no longer afraid of nuclear annihilation, and whether we should be https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bgrwm3. The talk is FREE but tickets should be booked in advance by visiting our Eventbrite page here.
2019 Programme of Talks
27 March The Gales Way, George Gale An Unusual Walk Around Whitby
24 April Archive and Other Stories, Hayley Mills-Styles, A Textile Autobiography Former Museum Artist in Residence
22 May Whitby’s Literary History Melanie Senior, Researcher at University of York
25 September Flint Jack Sean Lynch, Member of the Henry Moore Foundation
23 October The Ghost Signs of Whitby Peter Craggs
27 November The Man who Walked Naked to Fiona Barnard, Kabul & other Characters from Scoresby Curator, Whitby Museum the Rev Scoresby’s Autograph Book
The Lit & Phil talks generally take place at 2.15 pm on the fourth Wednesday in the month in the Normanby Room. These talks are free to Lit & Phil members but non members are most welcome with a suggested contribution of £2.00.
Talks usually last just over 1 hour and are usually accompanied by visual presentations.