Art and Medicine Tours London

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Pox & Penicillin

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

David from London Walks  has a word or two to say about the Pox & Penicillin Guided Tour. All changed. Changed utterly. I’m not talking about how Paddington has changed. I’m talking about how something that happened in Paddington changed the world. And how. It’s no exaggeration[…]

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Gout Medical Image

Monarchs and Maladies

1 HOUR 45 MINUTES

£15

A tour of Royal London , Buckingham Palace, St James’s Park and Whitehall but with a medical twist Everything from a surfeit of lampreys (Henry 1st) to a headectomy (Charles 1st ). Dr Barry Walsh will take us on a medical  tour – we’ll make[…]

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Medical Bloomsbury

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

A History of Medicine walk guided by a Public Health Physician and garnished with a generous sprinkling of Bloomsbury fauna.* It’s a tale and trail of the Foundling Hospital and Pestilential Contagion and the Method to be used to prevent it and royal hernias and tuberculosis and smallpox

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Islamic Art, British Museum 

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

Room 34. It’s in a far flung corner of the British Museum. To come upon it – far from the madding crowd – and work your way through it is to range nearly half way round the world, from Spain to China. It’s a journey through the[…]

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Art of India at the V&A

1 HOUR 45 MINUTES

£15

1800-year-old classical early Buddhist sculptures; Hindu divinities – Shiva Nataraja, for example, doing his cosmic dance; jade items (with their Islamic influences) associated with Shah Jahan (of Taj Mahal fame); embroidered and dyed cotton and chintz textiles that stunned Europe

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Twentieth Century Art, Tate Modern

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

20th Century European and American and World Art including Picasso Matisse ,Dali, Rothko There is no need to book for this guided tour. This walk is offered as part of London Walks. You can check their website for times and dates by clicking here. Or email[…]

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