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Upcoming exhibitions

Sanctuary at the Dragon Cafe


1 September 2014


29 September 2014


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A month of activities exploring psychiatric and creative sanctuary and asylum through the ages. Every Monday (12 - 8.30pm) at the Dragon Cafe, a creative and imaginative space in Borough High Street.

Events include:

'Visiting Bedlam': A talk by researcher Mary Chapman about scrapbooks and public visiting in Regency Bethlem, interspersed with a performance of Elizabethan Bethlem Ballads - Monday 1 Sept, 7pm

'We Need to Talk About Sanctuary After the Asylum': Panel discussion with historians, researchers and clinicians - Monday 15 Sept, 7pm

'Curdled': A site-specific performance by Liz Atkin, Monday 22 Sept, 7pm

Location: The Dragon Cafe, Crypt of St George the Martyr Church, Borough High Street SE1 1JA (nearest tube: Borough; nearest mainline: London Bridge)

Image by Max Reeves, from the exhibition 'Mirkwood', on display each Monday.
For full weekly programme, visit www.dragoncafe.co.uk