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Events

Bedlam: the asylum and beyond

Bedlam: the asylum and beyond

Exhibition

15 September 2016 - 15 January 2017

Follow the rise and fall of the mental asylum and explore how it has shaped the complex landscape of mental health today. Reimagine the institution, informed by the experiences of the patients, doctors, artists and reformers who inhabited the asylum or created alternatives to it.

Blog

William Sargant's world of psychosurgery, brainwashing and exorcism

8 December 2016

Mike Jay delves into the personal papers of one of the first 'media psychiatrists' of the 20th...

Art in the asylum

6 December 2016

The language of mental health

3 December 2016

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MONDAY10.00-18.00
TUESDAY10.00-18.00
WEDNESDAY10.00-18.00
THURSDAY10.00-20.00
FRIDAY10.00-18.00
SATURDAY10.00-16.00
SUNDAYClosed

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