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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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Bringing ‘The Art of Bedlam’ to Bethlem

Collection, Exhibitions

A lot of work goes into creating an exhibition; here, Bethlem Museum of the Mind registrar Diana Chaccour outlines the process that went in to creating "The Art

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Out and about; London Museums of Health and Medicine Event

Events, Learning

In which we take our museum handling objects on the road! 

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Farms, Faces and Feelings: Designing Bethlem Museum Family Trails

Collection, Learning

Learn more about Bethlem Museum’s new and exciting activity trails for families, encouraging learning, play and exploration. 

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100 Years Ago Today 2

History

On 30 September 1915, Bethlem Hospital's magazine Under the Dome carried news of wartime aerial bombardment

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200 Years Ago Today 11

History

On 24 August 1815, Bethlem Hospital's patients were transferred from its old building to its new premises.

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100 Years Ago Today 1

History

On 30 June 1915, Bethlem Hospital's magazine Under the Dome carried news of the War.

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200 Years Ago Today 10

History

On 14 June 1815, a Parliamentary enquiry heard praise of Bethlem Hospital's new Matron and Steward

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