I see that there Kate Cardigan from the wonderful Lichfield Lore is going from strength to strength with her informal and fun Lichfield local history group, Lichfield Discovered.
Now they’ve got the basics sorted, the Lichfield Discovered Group are moving on to organise some great talks with wonderful speakers, like Dave Moore, late of this parish, Sandfields Pumping Station expert and campaigner.
Kate had this to say about the next meeting of Lichfield Discovered, which takes place on Tuesday next:
Our next meeting is on Tuesday 12th November 2013 at the Garrick Theatre studio and it starts at 7pm. Dave Moore is going to start the evening with a discussion on how everyday items from the past can tell stories, based around an object that his grandfather once owned. Then another of our members, historian Lyn Tyler, will be introducing a ‘mystery box’, related to Lichfield and WW2 to the audience, which will hopefully stimulate further discussion.
We’re also asking people to bring along an object or photograph to share with the group, in particular anything that relates to either of the wars. Entry is free and is of course open to everyone.
It’s something a bit different and I think it will make for a really interesting evening.
These events are increasing in popularity, and I can see why; this is a collection of dedicated but offbeat local history enthusiasts who really know how to make their subject engaging and entertaining. And it’s absolutely free to attend. What’s not to love?
Please do attend, it’ll be great fun!