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Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom

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September 2017

Garrick300 Georgian Garden Party

September 23 @ 11:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Experience Georgian festivities in the House and Herb Garden over Heritage Weekend as Lichfield continues to celebrate the 300th anniversary of world famous actor David Garrick. Indulge in homemade cakes in our pop-up Georgian tea room, experience Georgian life below stairs on cellar tours. Play traditional games or try on 18th-century costumes. EDH Event Programme: Intimate Theatre presents: "Introducing David Garrick,born 300 years ago - Lichfield man, Actor, manager, millionaire & ENGLAND'S FIRST SUPERSTAR - with two of his West end…

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October 2017
£35.00

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, Jonathan Wallis (Derby Museums) on John Whitehurst and the geology of Derbyshire, 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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£4.00

Dr D’s Science Club

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Chemistry in Your Kitchen There's a science laboratory in your house: find out about the chemistry which is hiding in your kitchen.  A Science Club for children aged 7-11. Sessions cost £4 per child, with reductions for siblings. Adults may attend with their children if they wish. For further details, and to book places (required), contact enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org or ring 01543 306260

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£2.00

Cellar Tour

October 7 @ 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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Friends of Darwin House Lecture

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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A fascinating lecture on Iceland: Land of Contrasts will be delivered to raise vital funds for the upkeep of our Museum. All welcome! Refreshments and nibbles will be available. Recommended donation of £8.00 More details coming soon.

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£2.00

Cellar Tour

October 21 @ 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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£2.50

Creepy Cellars & Ghoulish Games!

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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For one day only the Museum becomes the Haunted House on Beacon Street. Apple bobbing, ghoulish Georgian games, eerie antics and ghostly trails. Join us for spooky story-telling in our cellars if you dare! Tearoom with ghoulish treats, sausages, burgers. Dressing up encouraged. Children £2.50 (adults go free!)

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November 2017
£4.00

Dr D’s Science Club

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Fun Physics and Mysterious Maths! The curious worlds of maths and physics revealed. A Science Club for children aged 7-11. Sessions cost £4 per child, with reductions for siblings. Adults may attend with their children if they wish. For further details, and to book places (required), contact enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org or ring 01543 306260

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£2.00

Cellar Tour

November 4 @ 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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£10

Lunar Event: Gin Tasting Evening- FULLY BOOKED

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Please contact us to be added to a reserve list. From Gin Lane to Beacon Street, this talk and gin tasting evening will explore the history of alcohol consumption in the 18th Century. Two sessions: 7pm and 8pm £10 per ticket, booking essential. 01543 306260.

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£2.00

Cellar Tour

November 18 @ 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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December 2017

Friends of Darwin House Christmas Social

December 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Join the Friends of Darwin House for a musical evening to raise vital funds for the upkeep of our Museum. All welcome! There'll be plenty of refreshments (including mulled wine) and food available. Recommended donation of £12.50. More details to follow.

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£3.50

Festive Cellar Tours

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Festive guided tours of the Museum cellars, exploring Georgian life below stairs and Darwin's medical explorations. Includes mulled wine and mince pies. £3.50 per person. Booking essential. Timed throughout the day.  

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£2.00

Cellar Tour

December 2 @ 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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FREE

Big Birthday Bash!

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Join us to celebrate Erasmus Darwin's 286th birthday and help us raise vital funds for the upkeep of the only place in the world dedicated to his fascinating life and boundless achievements. Birthday cake, carol singing, a Christmas Pudding trail and more! Free entry

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FREE

Dr D’s Science Club

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Dr Darwin's 286th Birthday As we celebrate Dr D's Birthday, drop in to share some birthday cake and to join in free drop-in activities A Science Club for children aged 7-11. FREE - Drop in event - if you are collecting DR D's stamps for your passport this is an event to get your book stamped! For further details contact enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org or ring 01543 306260

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£2.00

Cellar Tour

December 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
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
January 2018
£4.00

Dr D’s Science Club

6th January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Sounds Interesting! Sounds noisy too, as you experiment with musical instruments to discover the science behind music. A Science Club for children aged 7-11. Sessions cost £4 per child, with reductions for siblings. Adults may attend with their children if they wish. For further details, and to book places (required), contact enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org or ring 01543 306260

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February 2018
£4.00

Dr D’s Science Club

3rd February 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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It's Magic! Learn how to do magic tricks and find out about the science of magic and the magic of science. A Science Club for children aged 7-11. Sessions cost £4 per child, with reductions for siblings. Adults may attend with their children if they wish. For further details, and to book places (required), contact enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org or ring 01543 306260

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March 2018
FREE

Dr D’s Science Club

17th March 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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National Science Week: Meet the Scientists! Our annual celebration of National Science Week with free drop-in activities from 12.00-16.00 A Science Club for children aged 7-11. Sessions cost £4 per child, with reductions for siblings. Adults may attend with their children if they wish. For further details, and to book places (required), contact enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org or ring 01543 306260

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