New events for 2013
Lots of exciting activities and events are taking place this year at the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum. From school holiday fun and Art Workshops to the return of Lichfield's David Garrick to our walls,and an exhibition of Georgian sculptures - we're sure there will be something to interest visitors of all ages. See our full listings below or download a copy of our events leaflet here
Next Workshop: Tuesday 21st May
Workshops take place on the third Tuesday of each month. Create striking paintings and drawings in our monthly mixed media workshops led by award
winning artist Carole Collier. Individual attention in small, friendly sessions with a different theme each month
£10 per session including all materials and refreshments. Advance booking essential - call 01543 264972 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bookworms United will take place fortnightly from Saturday 9th March - Saturday July 13th.
Read, explore and enjoy popular titles in a new book and activity club for 7-12 year olds
Call 01543 264972 or email us at email@example.com for more information
Meet Your Musuem
Saturday 18th - Wednesday 22nd May.
Discover more at the Museum in free taster activities and tours for Adult Learner's Week.
Meet Your Museum – Art Taster Session- Saturday May 18th 2.30pm
Find your inner artist at our free taster session. Learn new painting and drawing skills Beginners very welcome.
Meet your Museum – The Stage - Monday 20th May 2.30pm
Our entertaining guide will take you behind the scenes of the Museum, and bring the Georgian stage to life.
Meet your Museum – Women’s History - Wednesday 22nd May 2.30pm
Learn about local women in the Midlands in Johnson’s time. Our guide will use the Museum’s collections to bring local history to life
Booking essential for all three sessions. Call 01543 264972 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place
Half Term Fun
Thursday 30th May 10.30am - 1.30pm
Drop-in craft activities for children. £2 per child. No booking required.
Blockheads and Beggars
Saturday 8th June - Sunday 29th September
The story of Samuel Johnsons Head. Explore sculptures of Johnson and his time in this display with supporting talks and activities.
Summer Fun at Sam's House
Every Thursday in August
Drop-in arts and crafts and fun and games, a different activity every week. Just £2 per session. No booking required.
Johnson's Birthday Celebrations and Lichfield Heritage Weekend.
Saturday 21st September
Join us to celebrate Samuel Johnson's 304th birthday.
For further information on our events call 01543 264972 or email us at email@example.com for more information
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Please note that most of our events take place in the first-floor Birth Room, requiring access via many unavoidable steps. Standard entry to the museum is free of charge