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Upcoming Events


May 2014

Festival of Museums - The Great Exhibition

Date(s): 17 May 2014

Time: 10am -7pm

Cost: Free of charge

Booking Link: http://thegreatexhibition2014.eventbrite.co.uk

From 18th May, the Museum will be closing for redevelopment. On our final day we will be celebrating the Museum as it was and giving you the chance to create artworks and express your views about your favourite parts of the museum. Try your hand at architectural drawing, pathology modelling, forensic skull drawing and bookmaking There will be a …

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A Special Musical Performance by Wendy Carle Taylor

Date(s): 17 May 2014 - 17 May 2014

Time: 17:00

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://wendycarletaylor2014.eventbrite.co.uk

A special musical performance by Wendy Carle Taylor Join us to celebrate the rich and colourful history of Surgeons' Hall Museum with a special selection of songs inspired by Edinburgh's medical history. 'Wendy has a rare talent. Her vocal flexibility, emotional range and ability to communicate make her unique. Her enthusiasm, mischievous sense …

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Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man, a public lecture by Prof Peter Abrahams - back by popular demand!

Date(s): 12 May 2014

Time: 6pm

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://davinci2014.eventbrite.co.uk

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!   Professor Peter Abrahams, Clinical Anatomist from Warwick Medical School and long-time examiner for RCS Edinburgh will show how many new concepts in anatomical artictic design were unique to Leonardo’s work and how these concepts and ideas have now developed into many modalities of modern medical images. This event will …

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Stockbridge Library Outreach Event: Go Home and Sit Still! The Scottish Women’s Hospitals in the First World War

Date(s): 5 May 2014 - 5 May 2014

Time: 18.30

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://gohomeandsitstill2014.eventbrite.co.uk

When Elsie Inglis offered a 100 bed hospital unit staffed by women to be deployed anywhere in the war zone, she was told to ‘go home and sit still’. This talk tells the story of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals and the remarkable women who braved deprivation, disease and war to provide a high standard of care to the wounded in Serbia, Russia and the …

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Stockbridge Library - outreach exhibition and activities

Date(s): 1 May 2014 - 31 May 2014

Cost: Free

This month, Surgeons' Hall Museum will be working in partnership with Edinburgh University to tour two exhibitions which will come together as ‘Words and Deeds, Weapons and Wounding’. The University of Edinburgh’s exhibition ‘Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving’ explores the often neglected and understated story of women in warfare and w…

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