Professor Jack Lynch of Rutgers, on a recent
visit to Lichfield, with the Johnson Society.
Like Johnson, he speaks in
perfectly rounded sentences

 AGM March 15 2017

At the Guildhall, 7.30pm:

Colin Greatorex: ‘A Dictionary of Pubs, Brewing and Drink’



Outings for 2017

During this coming year we are offering the following visits, and hope to provide something to suit people with a wide variety of tastes.


Saturday 3rd June 2017

Excursion by coach to the Hay Festival, Hay on Wye

In one of the most beautiful settings in the country the Hay Festival is a top attraction on the festival circuit. The theme will be “Imagine the World – Shakespeare and Cervantes”. With its many bookshops and the festival itself, this promises to be a great day out.


Saturday 8th July

The wedding of Samuel Johnson and Elizabeth Porter

 We are cordially invited ….. the Charles Stuart Society , an historical re-enactment group of the Jacobite Cause will re-enact the wedding in St Werbergh’s Church, Derby, at 12:00. In the afternoon we will visit Derby Museum & Art Gallery.