Benjamin Franklin exterior with signs out
Event Date: 14 September - 1 November 2023

Volunteers Needed!

Would you like to volunteer at Benjamin Franklin House? We have a variety of fantastic volunteering opportunities open at the House and want to hear from you!
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Event Date: 5 October 2023

Three ties that bind? the relationship between the UK, US and France in a complex world


Join us for the annual Robert H Smith Lecture in Democracy which explores democracy in changing times inspired by Benjamin Franklin's legacy as a statesman, political thinker and more.

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Event Date: 15 October 2023

To Begin The World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine

Join us on the 15th October for Ian Ruskin's one-man play exploring the life and achievements of the great Enlightenment figure and Founding Father, Thomas Paine.

"Our world would be a less enlightened…
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