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The Lunar Society Trail: Following the men who made the modern world

The Lunar Society Trail – Birmingham, UK

In the 18th century a unique group of friends came together in the vibrant and rapidly growing town of Birmingham bound together by their common passion for enlightenment.

They were the men of the Lunar Society who met on evenings when the full moon would provide the light to guide them home safely.



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