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Upcoming Events

August 2013

Exposed Spines: French Stitch

Date(s): 16 August 2013

Time: 09:45 to 16:00

Cost: £16 per ticket

Age Restrictions: Age 16+

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A new bookbinding class for 2013, involving beautiful and intricate sewing along the spine.This day will also include a viewing of the rare and beautiful books from the College Archives. The class will be led by Susie Wilson.


The Artist’s Book

Date(s): 15 August 2013

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

Cost: £13 per ticket

Age Restrictions: Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult

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A day workshop drawing inspiration from the amazing collection of books kept in the Library at Surgeons' Hall. Books of anatomy were often called atlases and this workshop will show how to make a book structure originally used for maps.  After viewing some of the rare and beautiful books on display, the rest of the day will be spent drawing and pri…


Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Man, a public lecture by Prof Peter Abrahams

Date(s): 2 August 2013

Time: 18:00 to 19:30

Cost: Free

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Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest anatomists ever to have lived. He personally dissected more than thirty human corpses to explore every aspect of anatomy and physiology, and recorded his findings in drawings of unparalleled beauty and lucidity. Had he published his researches, Leonardo would have transformed European knowledge of the human…


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