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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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This event is now sold out!

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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