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Josephine Butler College Senior Common Room

 Josephine Butler College Senior Common Room

Monthly Clubs:

SCR Book Club

New members are always welcome to join the SCR Bookclub (second Thursday of the month at 7pm in the SCR starting September). Please get in touch with Eve English ( if you would like to join a very informal group.

Books for 2017/18

September 14th "The Muse" by Jessie Burton

October 12th "Hag- Seed" by Margaret Atwood

November 9th "The Book of Lost Things" by John Connolly


January 11th 2018 - "Larchfield" by Polly Clark

February 8th 2018 -"Autumn" by Ali Smith

March 8th - "How Saints Die" by Carmen Marcus


Happy Reading!

SCR Sewing, Knitting, Cross Stitch and another craft - Club

Any crafter of any level is welcome at the SCR Craft Club - knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, embroiderers and many more! Bring something you are working on already, come and fish for tips about a new project or learn an entirely new skill!

We're a very informal group who meet on the last Thursday of every month in the SCR at 7pm. If you'd be interested in coming along, please contact Anne Murphy on or

Ideas for a new club

If you'd be interested in coming along to a club that doesn't yet exist, please get in touch with us, and we'll be happy to help set it up! For all SCR event enquiries (except Formal Dinners), please contact Pam Burdis on 0191 334 7260 or at

Contact Details

Senior Common Room
Josephine Butler College
Durham University
South Road

College Tel: 0191 3347260