Just under 400 years ago, a British physician was to overturn 1,500 years of thinking about how the human body worked, with considerable opposition from the venue now hosting an exhibition about him. William Harvey was a very well connected…
A series of images are on display at the Museum of London, offering a futurist look at what a possible, or in at least one case, utterly impossible, future for London might look like.
A display of Asian medicine writings collected by the Wellcome Collection a century ago has gone on display for the first time.
A lump of congealed human waste seems an unusual object for a museum, let alone one to cause so much… is excitement the correct word?
There was a brief period of time when luxury ruled the waves, if you had the money to afford it, when interior design was deco and dresses were short.
Last year, a rare discovery was made in Southwark, of a Roman sarcophagus — and later this year it is to go on public display as part of a new exhibition.
Some families are made up of two children and two adults, but many are not. But which London venues that charge entry have adapted to the modern family size?
Joseph Bazalgette as Captain Sanitation! Thomas Telford as Colossus! Andy Mitchell as Infrastructo! They’re the superheroes who built, and are still building London.
A corner of central London is now a 100 acre wood and children’s fantasy, overflowing with honey and a small bridge over a stream filling with small twigs.
Students getting high on ether parties and drowned people being revived with tobacco enemas are aspects of the history of anesthetic that the Anaesthesia Museum prefers to gloss over.
There’s a nice little exhibition on at the moment that records the diverse history of diversity within the nursing profession.
The British Library is not just a space for silent contemplation of worthy tomes, it’s also a huge collection of audio recordings, and some are now on “display”.