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The Many Faces of Erasmus Darwin
November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm£10
Join us for Museums at Night and find out more about Erasmus Darwin by meeting some of the people who knew him.
Mrs Inge, whose son William was treated by Erasmus and survived, despite being declared “in the hands of God” by Dr Wilkes of Willenhall.
John Lunn, the servant, with tales to tell of dissections.
Doctor Small, friend and fellow member of the Lunar Society.
Mary Parker, mistress of Erasmus, initially employed to look after his son after the death of his wife Polly.
And Anna Seward, the “Swan of Lichfield”, poet and friend.
Tickets available for 7pm, 7.30pm and 8pm. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the performance.
Ticket price includes a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie after the performance. Not suitable for young children.