As of 19 May, the Museum is open to walk-in visitors! Find out more.
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'.
On this blog over the past three years, we have briefly reviewed or referred to many works of classic and contemporary fiction that concern themselves...