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An observation from Erasmus Darwin

Dr Darwin explains the difference between work and play:   When our muscular actions are excited by our sensations of pleasure, it is termed play; when they are excited by our volition, it is termed work; and the former of these is attended with less fatigue, because the muscular actions in play produce in their…


School visit

We were very pleased to welcome Year 2 from Five Spires Academy on their visit to Erasmus Darwin House yesterday. The children packed Dr Darwin’s bag when he was called out to visit a patient, and they helped Mrs Darwin to sort out some kitchen equipment which had got into a muddle. This is the…


Charity Track Day at Castle Combe motor circuit on Thursday  28th March 2019

www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk Raising funds for Erasmus Darwin Foundation reg charity 1063528   Passenger Brief This fund-raising event will take place between 0900 and 1700 with a lunch break  1230-1330. A track day is NOT a competitive event, but an opportunity for drivers to take their own cars on a national motor circuit at speed under disciplined…


Photograph Competition

Our photograph competition finished at the end of November and we received some wonderful pictures of visitors in our Georgian costumes.  We would would like to thank everyone who sent in a photo and unfortunately there can only be one winner. We are delighted to announce that the winner of the competition is Dakota for…