Our Christmas Free Entry period will start from Thursday 11th December and run over Christmas and New Year until Sunday 4th January 2015. Why not walk off the turkey or bring some friends along! Usual opening hours apply.

And lets not forget to raise a glass for Darwin’s 283rd birthday on 12th December!

Watch this space for updates of our 2015 events programme!


Ongoing Events at the Museum…

Science on Saturdays is a monthly workshop for children aged 7-11 and continues for 2014/15 from Saturday 27th September. All welcome although booking is advisable as we get full fast!

We have some great themes for you this year; come and explore butterflies or marine life, or meet someone from the Met Office who will tell us what makes our weather. Check out the exciting 2014-15 programme here!

And during all school holidays the museum runs free entry with drop in activities during half terms, and Wacky Wednesdays runs every summer. This is a great opportunity to visit the museum FOR FREE and bring your friends and family!

For more information on any of the above events please call 01543 306260.


Friends Events

Beginner Bridge Sessions – back from September!

At last, and by popular request, here are the dates for beginner’s bridgeThe leader of the course will be Gary Glotham and it  will consist of six sessions. They will run on consecutive Tuesdays from Tuesday 16th September until Tuesday 21st October, these dates are inclusive. The time of each session will be from 7.00pm until 9.00pm and there will be sustaining coffee and biscuits on the way. The venue is of course Darwin House. The cost will be £5 per session or the course for £25. The ‘shall I or shan’t I?’ question. Some of you will be wondering about being brave enough and there is absolutely no need to be timid. To spur you on your way and just to make sure that you are happy adding up to 13 and naming clubs, diamonds, hearts and spades, Jayne Titchener and Carol Hannam will run a complementary taster session on Tuesday 9th September at the same time of 7.00pm until 9.00pm and again this will be at Darwin House.


Christmas at Freeford Manor, 12th December, 7.30pm

Our Christmas event this year is at Freeford Manor where we will be treated to a history of the Manor and the Dyott family by Richard Dyott,  music from Ridware Cantamus  and refreshments with a Christmas flavour. Please call Carol Hannam (treasurer) on 01543 255903 or Jayne Titchener (secretary) on 01543 253326  for more information or to book a ticket.


The Lichfield What’s On events brochure for Autumn/Winter 2014 can be downloaded here.