Sick London Sep 1st
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About the Event
Ever since it's foundation, the people of London have been in a constant battle with the diseases that stalked them. From the Sweating Sickness, Leprosy and the Plague of medieval times, through the Victorian traumas of Tuberculosis and Cholera to the Coronavirus today.
The Physicians, Barber-Surgeons and Apothecaries of medieval London tried their best to cure the people. The medical marketplace thrived with rival remedies and treatments.Some of the greatest discoveries in medical history have also taken place here.
Join London Blue Badge Guide Russell Nash for this fascinating, if occasionally gruesome tale of a sick city.
This virtual tour will be delivered direct to your device via Zoom. Full details will be sent to you on booking.
All you need is a decent internet connection and an open mind.