Monthly Archives: July 2015

Water Walks, exploring the story of water in Lichfield

On Saturday 19th September, for the Lichfield Heritage Weekend, the Lichfield Waterworks Trust are putting on three Water Walks, exploring the story of water in Lichfield. They are: 1) A history and wildlife walk around Stowe and Minster Pools (Meet … Continue reading

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Monthly Progress Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust

Monthly Progress Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust, formerly known as the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station. Thursday 30 July 2015 @ 7:30pm – please note the new venue The meeting place is; Duke of York 23/25 Greenhill Lichfield Staffordshire … Continue reading

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Fire and water…. acts of god and myths

John Child’s working model of a Newcomen Atmospheric Engine.     It was Thomas Newcomen who designed and built the first practical working steam engine in 1712; his invention changed the world. There is surprisingly very little known about Newcomen … Continue reading

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Florette Festival Market at Lichfield Festival – Saturday 4 July

The Lichfield Waterworks Trust (Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station) have a stall at the Florette Festival Market in Lichfield, and will be on hand to chat and answer questions. Do pop along and say hello, stand C16 in the Cathedral … Continue reading

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