James Watt and the celebration of innovation

Dr Malcolm Dick OBE - Director of the Centre for West Midlands History and Senior Lecturer in Regional and Local History at the University of Birmingham - reflects on the life and legacy of James Watt. This Sunday (August 25, 2019) marks the 200th anniversary of the Watt's death. Check out events here. James Watt … Continue reading James Watt and the celebration of innovation

Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Bo'ness Library is hosting a free exhibition on inventor James Watt. The displays tell of Watt's early life and his partnership with Dr John Roebuck (who lived at Kinneil House, Bo'ness). They also explore Watt's move to Birmingham, how he teamed up with industrialist Matthew Boulton, Watt's other projects, his family, his role in the … Continue reading Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Major Watt exhibition launched

A major exhibition on the life and legacy of inventor James Watt has launched at the Library of Birmingham. The "Watt in the World" display has free admission and runs until November. For more information, visit the Library website and the JamesWatt2019 website. You can also see a report about the new exhibition on blogger Ruth Millington's … Continue reading Major Watt exhibition launched