This 2 day conference at the University of Birmingham will highlight recent research about James Watt. Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.
Join Ben Russell, curator of Mechanical Engineering, as he explores the contents of James Watt’s workshop preserved at the Science Museum London
FULLY BOOKED. Join the friends of St Mary’s church and discover the stories behind its many memorials, including a large statue of James Watt.
FULLY BOOKED. ADDITIONAL TOUR AT 11 AM. James Watt was one of the first Wardens of the Birmingham Assay Office, established in 1773. To celebrate Watt 2019 the Assay Office is opening the doors to its important private collections.
FULLY BOOKED Join the friends of St Mary’s church and discover the stories behind its many memorials, including a large statue of James Watt.
Geology was one of James Watt’s many interests and letters about the Lickey Hills are in the Watt archive. This walk will explore the geology of these much loved hills.
Make your way to the Science Museum, London, for a guided tour of Watt’s Workshop filled with over 8000 original objects dating back to Watt’s time.
A special evening concert of music and readings from the life and times of James Watt, followed by a drinks reception.
Hear about the development of Victorian cemeteries and the memorials erected for James Watt in Birmingham and beyond.
St Paul’s church will be celebrating in floral arrangements the life and achievements of James Watt. The church will be open on Fri 14, Sat 15 and Sun 16 June. Opening times vary.