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 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.