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Talks set to lift the lid on Lichfield’s history

A series of talks on Lichfield’s history are set to take place in the city.

Andrew George, the archivist at Lichfield Record Office, will be talking on a number of themes, before giving visitors a chance to take a look at a display from the archive collections.

The talk on February 1 will focus on the city’s buildings, before its medical history is up for dicsussion on February 15. The series concludes with the theme of politics and government on March 8. All of the talks start at 2.30pm.

County councillor Terry Finn is supporting the talks through the Staffordshire Community Fund, meaning all talks are free to attend.

He said:

“These talks will provide an insightful account of Lichfield’s rich heritage. It’s important that people are given the opportunity to find out more about the area where the live and I’m sure people attending the talks will find them very rewarding.

“I’m pleased to have been able to help through the Staffordshire Local Community Fund.”

Anyone wanting to attend the talks will need to book in advance. Contact Lichfield Record Office, The Friary, Lichfield, on 01543 510720 to reserve a place.

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