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Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals to be remembered 100 years on

8 November 2017

WW100 Scotland is set to commemorate the remarkable achievements of Dr Elsie Inglis and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the WW1 effort, 100 years on from her death. Launching the commemorations today were Patricia Purdom, whose Great Grandmother was a cousin of Dr Elsie Inglis, Clea Thompson, great, great, great niece of Elsie, and amateur h…

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Upcoming #TwoPoundTalks this Winter

30 October 2017

Tickets for our next group of #TwoPoundTalks are now available to all. On November 9th we are delighted to be welcoming Hearts & Minds' Artistic Director & Co-founder, Magdalena Schamberger, to the Museums for Funny Bones and Red Nose Transplants – a celebration of hospital clowning in Scotland. Tickets are £2 and are available here. On 27t…

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Events programme announced for HLF Funded Soutra-Surgery & Superstition

11 September 2017

Surgeons’ Hall Museums today is delighted to announce its calendar of events for the Heritage Lottery Funded project Soutra: Surgery & Superstition. This project is part of a £7,000 HLF Stories, Stones and Bones grant that the museum received in May this year. Throughout October the Museums will host a series of different events working collabo…

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Winner of Detective Challenge Announced!

22 August 2017

Over the summer our fantastic learning team put together an amazing trail for kids to try their hand at in the Museums. Detective Challenge saw our plucky detectives solve the clues in the Museums, identifying the correct answers to 8 questions. We had well over 100 entries and we are delighted to announce that Toby Harrison is the winner!Thanks to…

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Museum celebrates £7,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant as part of #HHA2017

5 May 2017

The Museum has received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Stories, Stones and Bones grant, it was announced today. This exciting project, Soutra: Surgery and Superstition, in Edinburgh and led by Surgeons’ Hall Museums in collaboration with Dig It! 2017,  Mercat Tours and Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland, has been given £7,000 to lead a series of …

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