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Mystical Bedlam: Spiritualists and Spook-Spotters

A free talk for Museums at Night 2013, looking at "spooky" goings on at Bethlem in the late 19th century


Discover the Victorian interest in hypnotism, psychical research, art and spiritualism in this rare opportunity to visit the historical and art collection after hours. This free talk will give a close look at hypnosis in the late nineteenth century, and Bethlem hospital’s connections with the Society for Psychical Research.

The Bethlem Gallery will also be open late, for the last day of exhibition: Gods, Devils and Dreams.


Speaker(s):

Dr Sarah Chaney | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

16 May 2013 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Bethlem Museum of the Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Beckenham
BR3 3BX
020 3228 4227
http://museumofthemind.org.uk/

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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

No need to book, just turn up.

Additional Information:

The nearest station is Eden Park (London zone 5) or East Croydon. For full directions, visit our website: http://www.bethlemheritage.org.uk/plan_your_visit.asp

The Museum and the Bethlem Gallery will be open until 5pm.

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