Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6LG
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Birthplace Book Club

Enjoy a friendly and informal meeting and discussion between fellow book worms, and chat about your response to the fortnightly read which will follow Radio 4's Book Club show.

Wed 2 Nov

Birthplace Writers Group

With an experienced teacher on hand to offer tips and advice you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills as a beginner or more experienced writer. Reflect on feedback from your peers in a nurturing and aspirational environment.

Sat 12 Nov

Soaring Curiosity: James Sadler, The First English Aeronaut, And Some Lichfield Connections: Talk

Mark J Davies, author of The King Of All Balloons, presents an illustrated talk about the little-known pioneer of flight. Sadler was a pastry chef who became the second person to make a balloon ascent in England. In May 1785, he achieved 13,000 feet but sustained bad injuries upon landing.

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