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In 1847, Dr James Simpson discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.
Stephenson’s Rocket returns to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years in September 2018.
Grab your travel journal and follow in the footsteps of Saltram’s great explorer and plant hunters.06/08/2018 to 25/08/2018
Celebrate the Royal College of Physicians’ 500th anniversary, explore the museum’s remarkable collections of artworks, artefacts, anatomical specimens and medical instruments.01/03/2018
Everyday 10.40am Meet at Embankment tube station (not pier) for guided boat and train ride to Brunel sites along the Thames.01/08/2018 to 31/12/2018
Explore over 200 years of lustreware production in The Potteries; from early 19th century Wedgwood to 21st century Emma Bridgwater.25/07/2018 to 04/11/2018