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Beacon Street Stories

Monday 10 August @19:30pm John Gallagher is taking us on a tour of Beacon Street, telling the stories of its buildings and the people who once lived and worked in them. Meet in Beacon Park at the statue of Erasmus … Continue reading

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An Alphabetical Exploration of Lichfield

Monday April 13th 7.30pm We’ll continue our alphabetical exploration of the city (L to Z) with the help of photographs and memorabilia from the collection of local historian John Gallagher. This event is free, however voluntary donations towards St Mary’s appreciated. … Continue reading

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Sinai Park House visit

13 June 2015 @14:00pm Heading out of Lichfield to visit Sinai Park House to see and support a restoration project in action. Sinai Park is one the most important houses in Staffordshire historically, architecturally & archaeologically. Voluntary donations towards the … Continue reading

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Dr Milley’s Hospital visit

30 May 2015 @10:30am Dr Milley’s Hospital on Beacon Street dates back to 1424 but its name was taken from Dr Thomas Milley who rebuilt the hospital in 1504. The almshouse is home to ten women and on June 24th … Continue reading

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Spital Chapel of St James – Visit and Talk

9 March 2015 @ 19:30pm The ancient Spital Chapel of St James, is one of Tamworth’s oldest buildings and one of its best kept secrets. Founded in 1284, to save the soul of Philip Marmion, of Tamworth Castle & Middleton … Continue reading

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Repton, St Wystan and the Anchor Caves visit

Sunday 8 March 2015 @12:00 noon We have planned a trip to St Wystan Church in Repton, the ‘cradle of Christianity’ in the Midlands where there is an 8th century crypt which may have been the mausoleum of the Mercian … Continue reading

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Lichfield & Hatherton Discovered

Originally posted on Lichwheeld:
There aint no canals where I come from and since moving to the Midlands twenty years ago I’ve had a fascination and fondness for them. When we lived in the Black Country I observed the many…

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