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This Won't Hurt A Bit

Date(s): 19 May 2017 - 20 May 2017

Time: 6.30pm

Cost: £9 - Adults. £7 - Concessions.

Age Restrictions: 12+

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Join us in the historic surroundings of Surgeons’ Hall Museums' 'History of Surgery Museum' and meet the enigmatic and passionate opponent of pain, Sir James Young Simpson. 

This Won’t Hurt A Bit! explores the genius of the Scottish Obstetrician who delivered us from suffering with his pioneering and unorthodox experiments with Chloroform.

This is a promenade performance and will require periods of standing. If you require a seat, or are unsure of what to expect please get in contact with our Museums Events Officer, Jordanna,


Doors open - 6.30pm

Show times - 7 - 7.50pm

Museum access for ticket holders until 9pm.

Performance Dates 

19th & 20th May 2017


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