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Upcoming Events


March 2016

So you want to be a Surgeon?!

Date(s): 31 March 2016

Time: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Cost: £3.50 per child (must be accompanied by an adult)

Age Restrictions: 9+

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/so-you-want-to-be-a-surgeon

EMERGENCY! There’s been a motorcycle accident and the driver has been brought to hospital.  Scrub up like a surgeon and learn how to treat them. By using real surgical instruments and real surgical techniques, YOU will treat their injuries.  Have you got it in you to save a life? This is a family activity where adults and children can work toget…

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‘Inadmissable and Cruel’: Fear and Risk in Britain’s Post-War Fluoride Debate

Date(s): 30 March 2016

Time: 4 PM to 5:30 PM

Booking Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/inadmissable-and-cruel-fear-and-risk-in-britains-post-war-fluoride-debate-tickets-18430493101

Speaker: Prof Glen O’Hara (Oxford Brookes University) After WWII, British doctors and politicians thought that they could import the perfect solution for dental illness: drinking water fluoridation. But the campaigns they faced brought together the libertarian Right, the socialist Left, advocates of ‘real foods’ and the nascent Green movement. Ant…

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So you want to be a Surgeon?!

Date(s): 29 March 2016

Time: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Cost: £3.50 per child (must be accompanied by an adult)

Age Restrictions: 9+

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/so-you-want-to-be-a-surgeon

EMERGENCY! There’s been a motorcycle accident and the driver has been brought to hospital.  Scrub up like a surgeon and learn how to treat them. By using real surgical instruments and real surgical techniques, YOU will treat their injuries.  Have you got it in you to save a life? This is a family activity where adults and children can work toget…

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Go home and sit still: the Scottish Women's Hospitals in the First World War

Date(s): 26 March 2016

Time: 1400-1500

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/go-home-and-sit-still-the-scottish-womens-hospitals-in-the-first-world-war

In partnership with the Scottish Parliament and Surgeons’ Hall Museums A fascinating talk about the pioneering Edinburgh-born Dr Elsie Inglis who in 1914 offered the War Office a female-staffed hospital unit and was told to Go Home and Sit Still. She didn't. Instead, Dr Inglis established the Scottish Women's Hospitals, which were welcomed by the…

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The Other Mrs Walker

Date(s): 9 March 2016

Time: 18.30-20.30

Cost: Free

Booking Link: http://bit.ly/theothermrswalker

Golden Hare Books and Pan Macmillan are delighted to announce the launch of one of the most hotly anticipated fiction debuts of 2016: The Other Mrs. Walker by Mary Paulson-Ellis. The Other Mrs. Walker is at once a gripping and unique detective story and a moving and profound meditation on memory, identity and loss; it sparked a bidding war among se…

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