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Mansions in the Orchard 2: Focus group for Bethlem site users

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Last month, we announced a new project the Archives & Museum are undertaking, exploring life in the twentieth-century Bethlem Hospital, supported...

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The Bedlam Bones: Excavation, History and Myth

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Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we've long been pointing out the holes in stories claiming the skeletons unearthed at Bishopsgate...

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Women and the Mind Doctors: Upcoming exhibitions

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Two exciting exhibitions open early next month, one of which features a number of items from the Bethlem Collection. The Freud Museum's Mad...

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Art in the Asylum: Upcoming Events

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September sees the opening of several events that may be of interest to our readers, some of which include items from the Bethlem Collection...

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Food for Thought: Wellbeing walks at the Science Museum

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The Heritage Lottery Fund's All Our Stories funding stream has led to some excellent community mental health projects, several of which have...

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held: Restraint Symposium at the Institute of Psychiatry

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This week, as part of Jane Fradgley's held exhibition at the MRC SGDP Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, a public symposium focused on the...

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Maudsley Debate: Enabling or Labelling?

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The 48th Maudsley Debate took place earlier this month, to a packed audience at the Institute of Psychiatry. Indeed, the event was so busy that...

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Mystical Bedlam: Museums at Night

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Last Thursday, we opened up after hours for Museums at Night 2013. We managed to squeeze a record number of visitors into the small space to...

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