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Easter Quiz

We cannot hold the Easter Bunny Trail this year but you can still try the quiz.  The Easter Bunny will add the answers to the website on Wednesday next week. ERASMUS DARWIN HOUSE EASTER QUIZ


School visit – St Joseph’s Primary School Lichfield

Year 2, from St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Lichfield, visited Erasmus Darwin House recently as part of their study of “Lichfield’s Leading Lights”: Erasmus Darwin and Samuel Johnson. We all enjoyed packing Dr Darwin’s bag, and exploring evolution in the kitchen. Year 2 teacher Mrs Dunwoody said, “We had a wonderful visit – learnt…


School Visit

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Rugeley has not visited Erasmus Darwin House before, so we were especially pleased to welcome the Year 6 class this week. What a credit these pupils are to their school! They were polite and they engaged enthusiastically with the Galapagos workshops, finding out about Charles Darwin (grandson of Erasmus),…


Cathedral Summer School visit Erasmus Darwin House

It was lovely to welcome to Erasmus Darwin House the children from Lichfield Cathedral’s Summer School. They enjoyed earning Garden Explorer badges after hunting for hedgehogs, spotting snails, sniffing pizza herbs, and exploring the plants and wildlife in our fabulous herb garden. Then they competed in the Magnets Challenge: how many paperclips can YOU pick…