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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).

 

Thursday 2 June, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm
Snot, Sick and Scabs
If you have ever wondered what snot, sick or scabs are made of, why cheesy feet smell so bad or how your body fights off microscopic monsters when they invade your body, then this is the show for you.  Come and take on the role of a scientist and discover the world of cells, bacteria and viruses and maybe even make some fake snot!
Event in association with the Centre of the Cell: www.centreofthecell.org

Running time: 60 mins. Suitable for ages 7-14 (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).