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Erasmus Darwin House

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

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September 2022

Exhibition – Darwin’s Astounding Inventions

September 9 @ 11:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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Front Page of Darwin's Common Place Book

Darwin’s Commonplace Book is a fascinating record of the ideas and inventions of Erasmus Darwin. The book contains 160 pages of Darwin’s handwritten notes and sketches and provides great insight into Darwin’s thinking and the way he worked. Whilst many of the pages relate to his work as a Doctor, 63 pages are on inventions. These inventions are very varied, from flushing toilets, to vertical windmills to help improve the efficiency of the pottery manufactory for his friend Wedgewood. However,…

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October 2022

Friends of Erasmus Darwin House – Beginners Bridge

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£25

Learn to play bridge at the Friends of Erasmus Darwin House beginners bridge course. This is a six week course, held at Erasmus Darwin House on a Tuesday evening which starts on 27 September 2022 For more details call Carol on 01543 255903    

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Dinner with Joseph Johnson by Professor Daisy Hay

October 8 @ 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

Once a week, in late eighteenth-century London, writers of contrasting politics and personalities gathered around a dining table. The host was Joseph Johnson, publisher and bookseller: a man at the heart of literary life. He was joined at dinner by a shifting constellation of extraordinary people who remade the literary world, including the Swiss artist Henry Fuseli, his chief engraver William Blake and scientists Joseph Priestley and Benjamin Franklin. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge were among the attendees, as…

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Friends of Erasmus Darwin House – Beginners Bridge

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£25

Learn to play bridge at the Friends of Erasmus Darwin House beginners bridge course. This is a six week course, held at Erasmus Darwin House on a Tuesday evening which starts on 27 September 2022 For more details call Carol on 01543 255903    

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Friends of Erasmus Darwin House – Beginners Bridge

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£25

Learn to play bridge at the Friends of Erasmus Darwin House beginners bridge course. This is a six week course, held at Erasmus Darwin House on a Tuesday evening which starts on 27 September 2022 For more details call Carol on 01543 255903    

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Friends of Erasmus Darwin House – Beginners Bridge

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£25

Learn to play bridge at the Friends of Erasmus Darwin House beginners bridge course. This is a six week course, held at Erasmus Darwin House on a Tuesday evening which starts on 27 September 2022 For more details call Carol on 01543 255903    

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November 2022

Friends of Erasmus Darwin House – Beginners Bridge

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£25

Learn to play bridge at the Friends of Erasmus Darwin House beginners bridge course. This is a six week course, held at Erasmus Darwin House on a Tuesday evening which starts on 27 September 2022 For more details call Carol on 01543 255903    

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18th Century Playbills by Professor Nick Seager

November 2 @ 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 lecture will be held at Erasmus Darwin House but we will also offer a zoom option.  Please ensure you select the appropriate ticket type. Tickets available shortly

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Eerie Tales for Dark Nights

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£8.00

As the nights draw in and the spooks come out, Lichfield Storytellers will bring you a deliciously chilling collection of stories. Come and hear yarns of mystery, hauntings and horror: the lover who cared too much; the Scottish piper who made a terrible bargain; the family at the mercy of a sinister servant, and much more. Some of these tales are creepy, some are poignant, some are even funny – just don’t walk home alone! Includes a glass of wine…

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December 2022

Fireside Fables and Winter Ghosts

December 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Erasmus Darwin House, Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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£8

Now the nights are growing colder, come and be warmed by entrancing winter’s tales. Lichfield Storytellers will entertain you with stories of a ghostly apparition on a snowy night; a bold Russian grandmother; a young lad’s remarkable Christmas gift – enjoy these stories and more in an evening of wonderfully old-fashioned seasonal delights. Includes a glass of wine on arrival Tickets available here  

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