Blog - Personal Accounts

House of Bread: Interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate

Art, Exhibitions, Personal accounts

An interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate McCormack, who posed with her therapy dog Tess, for our exhibition 'House of Bread: Inside Bethlem Hospital'

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Volunteers’ Week 2016: A Big Thank You!

News, Personal accounts

Volunteer’s Week is a national celebration of all those people who give up their time to various organisations. This post looks at the lovely Bethlem Museum vol

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Virtual Book Club XI

Literature, Personal accounts

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

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In the Frame: ‘Dancing Cats’ by Stanley Lench

Archives, Art, Personal accounts

A peek into the vibrant world of Stanley Lench, written by one of our volunteers. 

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 2)

History, Literature, Personal accounts

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 Beauc

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 1)

History, Literature, Personal accounts

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 Beauc

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In the Frame: Portrait Studies of Figures in Eastern Dress

Archives, Exhibitions, Personal accounts

Take a look inside Richard Dadd’s sketchbook and discover his Middle Eastern Journey.

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Mansions in the Orchard: Impressions of Bethlem (David Beales)

Personal accounts

David Beales, an artist and writer who has previously exhibited with the Bethlem Gallery, compares Bethlem to Stone House Hospital.

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