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October 2021

Seminar Series in conjunction with the Sir Joseph Banks Society

October 11 - October 14
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
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Our Seminar Day in 2020 was unfortunately  postponed due to the Covid restrictions.  This year we have decided to hold a series of 4 lectures on consecutive evening on zoom, rather than an all  day event in the museum.  We are pleased to be able to work in conjunction with the Sir Joseph Banks Society to deliver this interesting series. Delegates will have the option of purchasing individual tickets for the lectures at £6 per person, or all 4 lectures…

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Seminar Series – The China World of Joseph Banks: James Lind, Whang at Tong, and the Macartney Embassy, 1775–1800 by Jordan Godman

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
£6.00

When it came to China’s plants, no one was better informed about them than Joseph Banks. Not only did he have copies of all the major western texts on the subject, but he also owned a number of crucial Chinese botanical texts and a collection of coloured Chinese botanical drawings. As if that wasn’t enough, Banks hosted a rare Chinese visitor to London; and Banks relied on his personal friend, a Scottish physician, who could, uncommonly for a westerner, read…

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Seminar Series – Sir Joseph Banks and His Medical World by Dr Patrick Kaye

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
£6.00

Since the 1980s Patrick Kaye has been researching the life of Sir Joseph Banks.  Whilst on his trail, Patrick has been to many places known to him and met some very interesting, not to say eccentric, people – amongst them being Harold Carter who was a great supporter of Patrick's interest.  In 1997 Patrick sailed on the replica HMB ‘Endeavour’ as a supernumerary in Sir Joseph’s cabin.   A founder member of the Sir Joseph Banks Society and trustee of…

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Seminar Series – Remembering Sir Joseph in the 21st Century by Lord Waldegrave

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
£6.00

Remembering Sir Joseph in the 21st Century by Lord Waldegrave, Patron of the Sir Joseph Banks Society.   Tickets available here

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Seminar Series – Agrarian to Industrialist by Paul Scott

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, Beacon Street
Lichfield, WS12 7LD
£6.00

Agrarian to Industrialist – Joseph Banks and the ‘promotion and improvement of manufactures of this country’ Taken from a quote by John Wallace 1787,  by Paul Scott, Trustee, Sir Joseph Banks Society. In this lecture Paul Scott provide a review of the evidence linking Sir Joseph Banks 1743-1820 to the rise of manufacturing and industry in Britain and beyond in the late 18th and early 19th Century.  It is well known how Joseph Banks became famous due to his voyage…

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