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January 2023

Lunch Time Talk: The Ratho Murderer

Date(s): 30 January 2023

Time: 1.15pm

Cost: £3

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lunch-time-talk-the-ratho-murderer-tickets-481653738297

Come in from the cold this winter and join Surgeons Hall Museums for our new series of bite sized lunch time talks. In this lunch time talk College Librarian Steven Kerr looks at the case of George Bryce, the Ratho murderer. The talk will cover the grisly circumstances of his hanging, which brought about the end of public executions in Edinburgh, a…

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Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History walking tour

Date(s): 29 January 2023

Time: 2pm

Cost: £9.97-£17.95

Age Restrictions: 10+

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/blood-and-guts-the-twists-and-turns-of-edinburghs-medical-history-tickets-476352602457?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

"Blood and Guts walking tour was amazing! We loved the tour guide, all the history and stories we heard. It was also awesome to walk around the museum afterwards.” *****   Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town.   We will take you through the highs and lows of Edinburgh’s world renowned medical history. Dis…

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Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh's Medical History walking tour

Date(s): 28 January 2023

Time: 2pm

Cost: £.9.95-£17.95

Age Restrictions: 10+

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/blood-and-guts-the-twists-and-turns-of-edinburghs-medical-history-tickets-476352602457?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

SOLD OUT"Blood and Guts walking tour was amazing! We loved the tour guide, all the history and stories we heard. It was also awesome to walk around the museum afterwards.” *****   Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town.   We will take you through the highs and lows of Edinburgh’s world renowned medical his…

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Dissecting the Author: Megan Rosenbloom- "Dark Archives"

Date(s): 25 January 2023

Time: 7pm

Cost: £3

Age Restrictions: 16+

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dissecting-the-author-megan-rosenbloom-dark-archives-tickets-484320053317

Join Surgeons Hall Museum as we explore how surgery and the history of medicine has inspired authors and their work. In this online event Surgeons Hall Museums Human Remains Conservator Cat Irving will be joined by Megan Rosenbloom’s author of Dark Archives . Dark Archives explores the world of anthropodermic bibliopegy – the practice of binding b…

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Lunch Time Talks: Robert Liston the 'Quickest Knife in the West'

Date(s): 23 January 2023

Time: 1.15pm

Cost: £3

Booking Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lunch-time-talks-robert-liston-the-quickest-knife-in-the-west-tickets-476466322597

SOLD OUT!Come in from the cold this winter and join Surgeons Hall Museums for our new series of bite sized lunch time talks. In this lunch time talk Surgeons Hall Museums Curator Louise Wilkie investigates the myths and legends of Robert Liston the ‘Quickest Knife in the West’. Talks will last approximately 30mins and there will be teas and coffee…

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