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Wellcome Collection at Wellcome Collection. A look at the human condition through two permanent exhibitions, rotating temporary exhibitions and a well respected library.

 

About Wellcome Collection

A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome Library, cafe, bookshop and a 'forum' to consider issues of science, health and human identity. The 1,300 objects on display show the great variety of considerations that these topics include. More about Wellcome Collection


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Play For A White Male
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 9th and Saturday 10th December 2016 - 9pm
Wellcome Collection, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Wellcome Collection
Kieran Lucas's performance, which explores who tells stories and why, is an attempt to disrupt the hegemony of the white male narrative perspective. It is performed ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th to 17th December 2016 - 7.15pm
Wellcome Collection, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Wellcome Collection
Humanish Theatre presents an absurd and endearing portrait of a family at Christmas, created and developed by Tara Boland in collaboration with Helena Rice, Fiona Clift, ...More
 
 
 
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A Christmas Magic Show!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 7pm-8pm
Wellcome Collection, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 8 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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Bloomsbury Theatre
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15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Wellcome Collection
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 2 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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172 North Gower Street, NW1 | 2 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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Wellcome Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
183 Euston Road 2nd floor, Euston, NW1 | 2 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Wellcome Collection
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60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Wellcome Collection
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15 Gordon St, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Wellcome Collection
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British Library Conference Centre
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96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Wellcome Collection
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Bedlam: the asylum and beyondBedlam: the asylum and beyondBedlam: the asylum and beyondThe Wellcome Collection's new exhibition, Bedlam: the asylum and beyond, delves into the world of mental asylums. With mental illness becoming more prevalent than ever, the timely exhibition will look at how the institutions, now largely consigned to history, shaped the complex landscape of mental health today. Taking the Bethlem Royal Hospital - n2016-12-09T00:00:00+00002017-01-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  15th September 2016 to 15th January 2017
The Wellcome Collection's new exhibition, Bedlam: the asylum and beyond, delves into the world of mental asylums. With mental illness becoming more prevalent than ever, the timely exhibition will look at how the institutions, now largely consigned to history, shaped the complex landscape of mental health today. Taking the Bethlem Royal Hospital - n... More about this event
 
Making Nature: How we see animalsMaking Nature: How we see animalsMaking Nature: How we see animalsPart of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals brings together over 100 objects to explore how humans relate to animals - a question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. Covering literature, film, tax2016-12-09T00:00:00+00002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
DATES  1st December 2016 to 21st May 2017
Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals brings together over 100 objects to explore how humans relate to animals - a question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. Covering literature, film, tax... More about this event
 
Electricity: The Spark of LifeElectricity: The Spark of LifeElectricity: The Spark of LifeDon't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an education. It gave life to Frankenstein's monster but electricity can used as a life-giving force in real life too. This exhibition shows the developments in the application of electricity in healthcare as well as its con2017-02-23T00:00:00+00002017-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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Free Event 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
DATES  23rd February to 2nd July 2017
Don't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an education. It gave life to Frankenstein's monster but electricity can used as a life-giving force in real life too. This exhibition shows the developments in the application of electricity in healthcare as well as its con... More about this event
 
Making Nature: Part IIMaking Nature: Part IIMaking Nature: Part IIThe second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the world around us. Making Nature asks the question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. With contributions from visitors to the Wellcome Collection, this exhibition consid2017-06-22T00:00:00+01002017-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wellcome Collection, 183  Euston Road      NW1 2BE
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Free Event 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques | PRICING  Free  
DATES  22nd June to 10th September 2017
The second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the world around us. Making Nature asks the question that has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, ethicists and artists for centuries. With contributions from visitors to the Wellcome Collection, this exhibition consid... More about this event
 
 

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The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Wellcome Collection

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Dance | Until 12th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Wellcome Collection

That great seasonal stalwart The Nutcracker starts playing at the Royal Opera House on 23rd November, offering families a fun ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Wellcome Collection

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Royal Opera: Manon Lescaut
Concerts | Until 12th December 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Wellcome Collection

Jonathan Kent's staging of Puccini's opera in four acts about a man who plans to marry his sister to an ...More

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Foodie Events | Until 11th December 2016 

21 Slingsby Place 2 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2016 

St Martin's Courtyard 2 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

St Martin's Courtyard, a pedestrianised, pretty shopping district in Covent Garden, reveals its new Christmas Lights on Thursday 17th November ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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Saint Joan
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Wellcome Collection

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