In time for World Autism Awareness Week 2016, this month one of our Front of House volunteers reviews "The Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida, which is available to read in our permanent museum.
This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauclerk. Part two of two.
This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauclerk. Part one of two.
Aislinn Hunter’s The World Before Us: its canvas is as wide as humanity.
This month's book club explores Sylvia Plath's fictionalised autobiography, 'The Bell Jar'.
Catch up on this month’s book club review, The Shock of the Fall.
Thanks to Education and Outreach Officer, Caroline Smith, for this month's reviews of 'The Quickening Maze' by Adam Foulds.
Thanks to our Development Officer, Sarah Chaney, for this month's book review of Virginia Woolf's 'Mrs Dalloway'.
This month's book review is 'Faces in the Water' (1961) by Janet Frame, as reviewed by our volunteer, Kirsten Tambling.
Dr Nick Hervey examines the historic role of the police in royal protection in the fourth in a series of twelve guest posts.
Stray advertisements from the Journal of Mental Science.
This month's book is the graphic novel, 'Side Effects' by Andre Voyce, which has been reviewed by our volunteer, Harry.
Forbidden Obsession: Asylum by Patrick McGrath.
Find out more about Valentine's Day at Bethlem.
There’s no doubt about it - abandoned asylum buildings can be haunting, ominous places. Read more about James Scudamore's 'Wreaking'.