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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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Garden and Cellar Tours : Celebrating Lichfield’s Food Festival Weekend.

August 26 - August 27
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Join us for fascinating tours of the garden and cellars at Erasmus Darwin house. Tours Cost £2 per person per tour. Cellar Tours are at 1pm and 3pm  Find out about the history of the cellars from the 13th century ecclesiastical origins right up until Darwin time when they were not only used as a kitchen and laundry but also a place where he carried out his public dissection.                     Garden…

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Hogarth Exhibition

August 30 - September 6

Darwin Descendant, published author and musician Jeremy Barlow has loaned several original William Hogarth prints to the Museum. They form part of a new display ahead of his talk in September and Gin Tasting Evening in November. Barlow is author of The Enraged Musician: Hogarth’s Musical Imagery (Ashgate) and on Wednesday 6 September at 7.30 pm will be giving a Lunar Lecture with slides and music, entitled ‘From Down and Outs to Divas: Hogarth and the Performing Arts’. You can view…

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September 2017

Lunar Lecture: From down and outs to divas: Hogarth and the performing arts.

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 dance over the centuries. £5 per ticket, booking essential. 01543 306260.    

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Cellar Tour

September 16 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Step back in time and join us for exclusive access of our cellars. Glimpse the hidden history of 13th Century Lichfield. Tickets £2.00, pre-book to avoid disappointment.

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