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November 2019

Dr D’s Science Club- fireworks:physics and chemistry

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£4.00

Dr D's Science club for children aged 7-11 years. One adult may attend with their children if they wish. This month we have a return visit from Mark, who will help children to discover the sciences of fireworks.

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Friends Christmas Event – A Taste of the Tudors

November 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Taste of the Tudors given by the Darwin Singers.   The Friends of Darwin House invite you to join them for Magical Musical Moments, Mulled Wine and Magnificent Midgeons. Magnificent Midgeons - the same, the different, the traditional?    

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Christmas needle punching class

November 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£20

Learn the basics of needle punching and create a beautiful reindeer/ face of a deer which can be used as a cushion or wall hanging.  All materials supplied together with tea and coffee.  The class should take approximately 2 hours.

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Friends of Erasmus Darwin House Bridge Club

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 8th January 2020

Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£3.50

Join the 'Friends' at their fortnightly bridge club. £3.50 For details please call Jayne on 01543 253326

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A mighty master of unmeaning rhyme: Erasmus Darwin and the Romantic Poets by Paul Whickman, Derby University

November 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
College Hall, 21 The Close
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7LD United Kingdom
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£6.00

Lord Byron's dismissal of Erasmus Darwin as 'That mighty master of unmeaning rhyme' (English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809)), belies Darwin's status as one of the leading poets of his age. This lecture considers the significance of Darwin's relationship to the poets of the Romantic period. Not only was Darwin's poetry read by writers such as Coleridge and Byron, others such as Percy and Mary Shelley were strongly influenced by him. Dr Paul Whickman, Derby University.

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