Gary Fildes, who is founder director of Kielder Observatory, will give a talk about the evolution of the universe and how our understanding has grown through a process of discovery and deduction.
The event takes place at Alnwick’s Barter Books on Monday, January 26, from 7.30pm. To book tickets, £5, call 01665 604888 or visit the shop.
• St Vincent, a comedy starring Bill Murray as a grouchy loner and Melissa McCarthy, appears at the Alnwick Playhouse on Wednesday, January 28, at 7.30pm. Tickets £5.50 to £7.50.
• There is another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch’s starring performance as codebreaker Alan Turing in The Imtiation Game at Alnwick Playhouse on January 29.