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March 2022

Dressing a Georgian Lady

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£9.00
georgian ladies outfit

In these days of casual dress it might be fun to look at the elaborate, formal dressing procedure of the ladies of Dr Darwin’s day.  Learn about Georgian ladies underpinnings and see some replicas created by own sewing group. Includes a glass of wine Numbers will be limited. Tickets available here  

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April 2022

Flower Painting Exhibition

April 26 @ 11:00 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Erasmus Darwin House is delighted to host an exhibition from the Lichfield Society of Artists, Flower Painting group.  The exhibition is currently on display in our exhibition room until 5 June 2022. Normal admission fee to the museum applies.

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May 2022

Garden Seminar – cancelled

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£40

Join us for our Garden Seminar featuring   Beyond the Ha-Ha: the Gardening Revolution of the 18th Century   by Elaine Mitchell, Doctoral Researcher, University of Birmingham The history of the garden in the eighteenth century is  more than one of  acres of grass, Palladian houses and glassy stretches of water. This talk moves beyond the ha-ha and the sweeping vistas of the  landscape garden to look at the wider gardening revolution in Britain. This revolution encompassed the arrival of…

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Itchy feet: the finest medical travellers of all time by Simon Chaplin and Natasha McEnroe

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£6.00

The next in our series of Lunar Lectures for 2022 is "Itchy feet: the finest medical travellers of all time" by Simon Chaplin and Natasha McEnroe. Throughout history, medicine and travel have gone hand in hand. Join medical curators and tour leaders Natasha McEnroe and Simon Chaplin as they tell the stories of six amazing men and women who combined medical know-how with an ambition to see the world. Come prepared to cast your vote for the finest medical traveller of all…

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June 2022

Art Exhibition – Textiles of Staffordshire Landscapes by Jo Hill

June 7 @ 11:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm

An exhibition of semi abstract mixed media textiles   Jo Hill creates original textile art inspired by the natural world, often from country walks in Staffordshire, where she will see an image that captures her eye, a particular grouping of colours or a sense of movement. She begins by making a print screen with her design, and then uses a breakdown printing technique to print a selection of  fabrics to use as a starting point. She works intuitively and  layers…

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