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November 2022

The Wicked History of Tea – Sold Out

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£8

"From the salons of the rich to the homes of the poor, the history of tea includes wars, whores and so much more. Who could have foretold  the ‘wicked’ journey of this simple leaf and its  place in our history." Join us for this interesting talk on the history of tea.  Ticket price includes............... a cup of tea!    

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December 2022

18th Century Playbills by Professor Nick Seager

December 7 @ 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

This interactive lecture is a chance to learn about and to work with playbills from Georgian England. These documents advertised the performance of plays and provide a fascinating window onto theatrical culture in the second half of the eighteenth century. Together, we'll think through how these ephemeral documents were used, their value as historical evidence, and the things they don't quite say. This lecture will be held at Erasmus Darwin House and can also be viewed on zoom.  Please select…

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