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Dr Darwin’s Science Club

In February the topic for the science club was ‘The Future of Materials’.  The children had great fun  making a crash helmet for an egg and discovering how materials might change and develop in the future.          


School visit

Years 2 and 3 from St Peter & St Paul Primary School recently visited us to find out about fossils. How exciting to explore fossils in the very same house as Erasmus Darwin himself studied fossils! Erasmus was one of the first people to use fossils to make important discoveries about the age of the…


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…