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Family Activities


Free family trails, worksheets and drawing materials are available in the gallery throughout the year.


Wednesday 17 February, 11am, 2pm, 3.30pm

Barber Surgeon: Leeches, lancets and blood-letting
Meet Rory McCreadie, a Barber-Surgeon from the 17th century, and his pet leeches! From blood-letting to amputation, Rory reveals the gory secrets of surgery from centuries past.

Running time: 45 minutes. Suitable for ages 6 plus (children must be accompanied).

Tickets: £2 per person, booking required on 020 7869 6568.
Free entry for RCS fellows and members plus a guest (please call to reserve places).