New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Eclipsed: The dark side of the Lunar Society

Posted April 29th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

A musical production - Eclipsed The Lunar Society which became the main intellectual powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution in England gathered together for lively dinner conversations at Soho House. They were led by Erasmus Darwin, a man who pioneered theories of evolution. Other ...

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Matthew Boulton – 2009 the year of celebration

Posted November 30th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

An image from the new site celebrating Boulton Matthew Boulton was born in Birmingham in September 1728, the son of a buckle-, button- and ‘toy’-maker. ‘Birmingham toys’ were not children’s playthings, but small decorative objects such as snuff boxes, toothpick cases, nutmeg graters ...

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