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20th Anniversary Lunar Lecture -


The Curious Character of Martin van Butchell

From his extravagant beard to his purple-painted pony to the mummified body of his dearly beloved wife that he kept in his living room, nothing was normal about eighteenth century dentist Martin van Butchell. Join Simon Chaplin, Director of Wellcome Collection, for an exploration of the life and times of one of Georgian London’s most eccentric medical men.

Includes a mince pie and glass of wine
Booking essential


  • £10

Dates / Times

Thu 12th Dec 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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