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June 2017

Lunar Lecture: 18th Century Gardens

June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
College Hall, 21 The Close
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD United Kingdom
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Kicking off our weekend celebrating all things gardening Elaine Mitchell, doctoral researcher from the University of Birmingham, will deliver at talk on the Lunar Men and the global plant trade. £5 per ticket, starts at 7.30pm. Continue to explore our herb garden with trails, tours and children's activities Saturday 10 - Sunday 11th June. 11am - 5pm (FREE ENTRY)

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July 2017

Lunar Lecture: Anna Seward

July 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
College Hall, 21 The Close
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD United Kingdom
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Marion Roberts will deliver a talk on 'Swan of Lichfield' Anna Seward at 4.30pm. Tickets cost £5, booking essential (01543 306260). There will also be timed tours of Lichfield's Cathedral Close throughout the day, with a possible visit to Anna's former home. (£3.50)

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August 2017

Lunar Lecture: Samuel Galton

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
College Hall, 21 The Close
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD United Kingdom
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Dr Harry Smith from the University of Cambridge will deliver an engaging talk on complex Lunar Man, Samuel Galton, Quaker and gun maker. £5 per ticket, refreshments available, booking essential. 01543 306260.

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September 2017

Lunar Lecture: Hogarth’s Down & Outs to Divas

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
College Hall, 21 The Close
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD United Kingdom
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Join Darwin descendant Jeremy Barlow for a lively talk on William Hogarth's cultural contrasts in the performing arts. This talk includes slides and music. Jeremy specialises in English popular dance music from 1550 to 1750, and also has a particular interest in the illustration of music and social dace over the centuries. £5 per ticket, booking essential. 01543 306260.    

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October 2017

Seminar Day: Collectors, Collections and Collaborations in the 18th Century

October 5
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Full day conference with speakers to include: Dr. Patricia Fara (Camb. Univ) on Joseph Banks, founder of the Royal Society, Jonathan Wallis (Derby Museums) on John Whitehurst and fossil collecting, and Dr Stephen Leach (Keele Univ.) on Boothby, Rousseau & Wright.   £35 to include lunch and refreshments. Complete the day by joining us for dinner and a visit to the former home of Lunar Man William Withering.  

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