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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.
Get really good at finding unusual sources that help you build your family tree.28/07/2018
Go back in time to the Georgian Era, play games, have a go at crafts and take part in pastimes popular in the long eighteenth century!04/08/2018 to 05/08/2018
Discover the true story of William Cookworthy, the Kingsbridge born Quaker chemist who became first person to make true British porcelain.27/03/2017 to 31/10/2018