contact us    |    accessibility    |

Upcoming Events


March 2019

'Gray's Anatomy' with Dr. Ruth Richardson.

Date(s): 25 March 2019

Time: 2pm

Cost: £3

Booking Link: https://grays-anatomy-dr-ruth-richardson.eventbrite.co.uk

First published in 1858 and now in its 41st edition, Gray's Anatomy has long been regarded as one of the most influential textbooks on the subject. In the 1940's The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh received a partial set of first edition proofs of the first edition of 'Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical,' bearing handwritten corrections made …

Read more...

A-Z an Alphabetical Journey- Journal Making Workshop

Date(s): 23 March 2019

Time: 11:30am- 4pm

Cost: £7.50-£9.50

Age Restrictions: 16+

Booking Link: https://a-z-alphabetical-journal-making-workshop.eventbrite.co.uk

In celebration of Rare Books Edinburgh 2019, Surgeons' Hall Museums and artist Susie Wilson bring you this journal making workshop inspired by the RCSEd Archive's collections from the Scottish Women's Hospitals. The Scottish Women's Hospital journal on temporary display at Surgeons' Hall Museums captures life at the camp in Ostrovo, Serbia. The j…

Read more...

Digital Event: Gray's Anatomy Final Page Proofs

Date(s): 20 March 2019 - 30 March 2019

For this year's Rare Books Edinburgh, The Royal College of Surgeon's of Edinburgh Library and Archive are hosting events to dissect the most famous student manual of human anatomy, Gray's Anatomy (originally published as Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical). In addition to a public lecture by historian Dr. Ruth Richardson, author of The Making of Mr…

Read more...

Potted Pathology Part 1: Inflammation

Date(s): 14 March 2019

Time: 7pm

Cost: £3

Age Restrictions: 16+

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

Potted Pathology: Inflamation is the first in a 3 part talk series focused on the 3 fundamental processes in disease development. Each part of the series has to be booked individually and can be enjoyed  as an individual talk or as part of the series if you wish to book all three. Have you ever wondered what is happening to your lungs when you hav…

Read more...

Go Home and Sit Still- A New Play by Christopher Silver

Date(s): 9 March 2019

Time: 7pm

Cost: £12.50-£14.00

Age Restrictions: 16+

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

Go Home and Sit Still is a drama about love, adventure, memory and loss, inspired by the archive material held by Surgeons' Hall on the Scottish Women's Hospitals. Drawing on journal entries and letters written by women deployed to the Balkans during the First World War, it explores the seldom-told story of a group of pioneering women who defied t…

Read more...

1   2    Next »

Subscribe to the Surgeons' Hall Museums News Feed