Time Team expert Francis Pryor will be visiting the city as part of the Lichfield Literary Festival.
He will discuss his new book Home at the George Hotel on October 7.
A spokesperson said: “In Home he takes us on his lifetime’s quest to discover the origins of family life in prehistoric Britain.
“Tracing the settlement of domestic communities, he shows how archaeology enables us to reconstruct the evolution of habits, traditions and customs.”
Tickets are £10 and can be booked online or by calling the box office on 01543 306271.