Bethlem Museum volunteer Alexandra Milne looks at the history of two of the most famous pieces in our collection; the imposing Raving and Melancholy Madness.
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
On 11 March 1815, a Parliamentary enquiry heard evidence from Bethlem's Matron about the reforms to patient care she had recently instituted
On 6 March 1816, a Parliamentary enquiry heard details of the treatment given to James Tilley Matthews while a patient at Bethlem Hospital.
A peek into the vibrant world of Stanley Lench, written by one of our volunteers.
On 25 December 1915, Bethlem Hospital's magazine Under the Dome carried news of its servicemen on active wartime duty
On 16 December 1815, the Hospital published the ingredients of its mass-catered "Bethlem Soup", along with costs
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