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Eminent Victorians… from Birmingham with Dr Stephen Roberts

Event at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute

4 week course
Dates: Tuesdays from 6th June to 27th June
Time: 10am – 12 noon
Costs: £50/£45 for Members of the BMI for all 4 sessions or £14/£12.50 for Members of the BMI per session

Lytton Strachey’s famous book Eminent Victorians (1918) includes four biographical portraits… and not one of them was born in or lived in our city. This four-week course will examine the lives of eight eminent Victorians, all of whom came from Birmingham.

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