Winter Lectures 2018-19


All Winter Lectures start at 2.30pm and are held at Martin’s Heath Hall, Christchurch Lane, Lichfield, WS13 8AY. Admission £3-50. Refreshments available.

Sunday 18 November 2018

Dr Nick Seager: ‘Defoe in Scotland: Propaganda, Espionage, and Union’

Sunday 20 January 2019

Dr Peter Collinge: ‘Aristocratic Women and the Buxton spa experience, 1780-1790’

Sunday 17 February 2019

Dr Malcom Dick: ‘Joseph Priestley’


At the Methodist Church, Lichfield, at 7.30pm:

March 2 2019 Annual Lecture

A great honour to present one of the greatest Johnson scholars in the world:

Professor Robert DeMaria Jr., Henry MacCracken Professor of English, Vassar College & General Editor of the Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson:

‘Was Johnson innumerate?’

Admission free – donations welcomed.


At the Guildhall, Lichfield, at 7.30pm:

March 20 AGM

Dr Annette Rubery: ‘Lichfield: Past and Present”

2019 Outings: We will publish details of our 2019 outings in the next 6 months.