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Puppetry and Anatomy with Smoking Apples Theatre Company

Date(s): 4 March 2017

Time: 11:00-16:00

Cost: £13 - Adults. £10 - Concessions.

Age Restrictions: 12+

Booking Link: https://puppetryandanatomy2017.eventbrite.co.uk

Join Smoking Apples Theatre Company at Surgeons' Hall Museums for a Puppetry and Anatomy Workshop in celebration of International Women’s Day. Smoking Apples are one of the UK’s leading puppetry Theatre companies who have achieved critical acclaim for their work that uses puppetry to explore a range of challenging topics including health and the r…

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Making Sense in the Pathology Museum - Surgeons' Hall Museums in the 19th Century

Date(s): 23 March 2017

Time: Talk starts at 7pm, doors open 6.30pm

Cost: £2

Booking Link: https://makingsenseinpathology2017.eventbrite.co.uk

At the heart of the Surgeon’s Hall Museums is a huge collection of pathological specimens.  These were mostly acquired over the course of the nineteenth century.  But what for?  And why then?  By exploring the revolutionary impact of pathological anatomy on nineteenth-century medicine, Professor Steve Sturdy, University of Edinburgh, will explain t…

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Rare Books and Exposed Spines

Date(s): 26 March 2017

Time: 11:00-16:00

Cost: £8.50/£6 conc.

Age Restrictions: 16+

Booking Link: https://rarebooksexposedspines.eventbrite.co.uk

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUTIn association with Rare Books Edinburgh 2017, join us at Surgeons' Hall for a day of rare books, book binding and conservation. In conventional book binding, the sophisticated sewing is usually hidden behind the cover. In this one-day workshop, you will discover two intricate methods of sewing that expose the spine in a d…

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Edinburgh International Science Festival - Surgical Sleuths

Date(s): 3 April 2017 - 12 April 2017

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-3:00pm

Cost: £4

Age Restrictions: 9+

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/surgical-sleuths

For this year's Edinburgh International Science Festival, join Surgeons’ Hall Museums for a hands-on workshop exploring the exciting world of medical diagnosis and surgical solutions. Adults and children can work together to learn how the body tells us when something is wrong and try out some of the amazing techniques surgeons use to help.This chil…

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The Captive Heart

Date(s): 15 April 2017

Time: 12:30-14:00 & 15:00-16:30

Age Restrictions: 18+ (Adult only workshop)

Booking Link: https://thecaptiveheart.eventbrite.co.uk

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUTVisitors to Surgeons’ Hall cannot fail to be struck by the dazzling array of anatomical specimens preserved in fluid. This interactive workshop will teach you about the processes involved in creating these specimens, and enable you to try your hand at preserving a lamb’s heart to take home. 18+ adults only workshop.

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