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Exhibition: Johnson & Garrick, a Friendship in Constant Repair

Saturday 17th June – Sunday 24th September 10.30am – 4.30pm daily, free

Exhibition following the lives of two Lichfield friends who as they rose to the height of celebrity. Including paintings, prints and personal items from the Birthplace collection, Garrick Club, Potteries Museum and Dr Johnson's House, London



Summer Fun at Sam’s House... goes to the theatre!

Every Thursday in the school holidays, 11am & 12pm £2

Puppet-making, masks and more – a different theatre-themed hands on activity every week. Booking advised.



Lichfield Storytellers Storywalk

Thursday 21st September, 7pm, £6

A wonderfully different way of exploring the museum, with four storytellers, each in a different location and each telling a traditional story chosen to reflect the atmosphere of the room. Tour length approx..40 minutes. Timed slots available up to 8pm.


Samuel Johnson’s 308th Birthday Celebrations

Saturday 23rd September 10.30am – 4.30pm, free

Celebrate Samuel Johnson’s Birthday at his family home. With an exhibition, activities and the great Garrick dressing-up chest to enjoy plus a slice of birthday cake for all!


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