Events

      

 

 

The Johnson Family Christmas

Sunday 5th December, 11am – 3.30pm

Free

Enjoy the historic house decorated for Christmas, with activities for all including crafts, storytelling and the chance to enjoy a warm glass of mulled wine!

Regular Events

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Birthplace Book Club

First Wednesday of the month, 1pm. Free. 


Friendly and informal group reading along with Radio 4’s Book Club show, new members welcome. 

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Birthplace Writers Group

Second Saturday of the month September - June, 2pm, Free

Facilitated by an experienced teacher, both beginners and current writers are welcome to this friendly adult group to nurture and fulfil their writing aspirations in our inspiring venue.

Please note: Words Alive, Latin & Poetry Groups are temporarily suspended. Please contact us for events enquiries.

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Words Alive!

Every Saturday

10:30am – 11:45pm

£3.00 per session, £2.00 for siblings. Book a block of 5 sessions for £12 (£10 siblings)

A weekly club for 8-12 year olds who love words! Read, write, create, act and illustrate in the inspiring setting of the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum. Try your first session free!

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Latin for Beginners

Tuesdays at 12:45pm (1 hr duration) from September 24th – December 3rd (no session on October 29th)

£5 per session, or book 5 sessions for £20

A friendly small-group course starting from the basics of the ancient language, led by an engaging and experienced life-long educator.

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Poetry Group

Third Thursday of every month

2:00pm, Free

An informal poetry reading and discussion group with a different theme every week.

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