New films: The friends who changed the world - Birmingham's Lunar Society
New films
The friends who changed the world
Birmingham's Lunar Society

Author Jenny Uglow talks to historian Sally Hoban in the dining room of Soho House - home of Matthew Boulton - about the famous members of the Lunar Society who sat at this dining table and shaped the modern world.

New films
The friends who changed the world
Birmingham's Lunar Society
Lunar Men: Friends who made the future Order Jenny Uglow's wonderful book

Lunar Men: Friends who made the future

Meet the famous men - Watt, Boulton, Darwin, Priestly, Wedgwood and others - who met to discuss new ideas and who experimented with the revolutionary technology and science which shaped the Industrial Revolution and modern Britain.

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Birmingham   Evening with Carl Chinn & Malcolm Dick

Waterstones, Birmingham
Friday 24th February 17:30

This new publication, the first major history of Birmingham since the 1970s, is published to commemorate the 850th anniversary of Birmingham’s market charter in 1166, an event which marked the first step in the rise of Birmingham as a commercial and industrial powerhouse.

This is a free event but seating is limited.

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The Anglo Saxon Kingdom of Mercia explored

The Kingdom of Mercia once dominated Anglo Saxon England. Historian and author discusses the Kings, Saints and Warrior of this fascinating world.

Explore the Anglo Saxon Kingdom of Mercia The wealth of Anglo Saxon Mercia How Christianity changed Mercia
Warlords of Anglo Saxon Mercia Explore the Anglo Saxon Kingdom of Mercia The wealth of Anglo Saxon Mercia How Christianity changed Mercia
Warriors, Warlords and Saints: The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia
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Warriors, Warlords and Saints: The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia by John Hunt
An enthralling and beautifully illustrated hardback book.

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