Free

RCN LATE: Beat the Bugs! (London)

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

The Royal College Of Nursing Library And Heritage Centre

20 Cavendish Square

London

W1G 0RN

United Kingdom

View Map

Event description

Description

To launch the AIDS Histories and Cultures Festival, join us for an evening of games, activities and displays.

Find out how quickly viruses can spread, explore archive collections in hands-on discovery sessions, play infection themed games, get crafty with quilt making and visit our oral histories memory room.

Free event with pay bar. This event is in partnership with the Raphael Samuel History Centre.

Here's a sneak peek at what you can discover. More to follow!

  • Learn how contagious diseases have been treated through history, with a display from the Royal College of Physicians.
  • Get crafty with an artist who fuses health, well being and the arts to create some amazing artworks
  • How does design affect messages about health? Explore the V&A's collection of AIDS awareness posters.
  • Explore a display of archives of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
  • Take some time out in our Room of Memory and hear Oral History recordings about experiences of living with HIV and AIDS.

Part of the AIDS Histories & Cultures Festival

Exploring histories and cultures of AIDS through workshops, film screenings, walks, talks, and performance

How has AIDS been experienced, represented, and remembered? With workshops, film screenings, walks, talks, and performance, this Festival explores some of the histories and cultures of AIDS from the 1980s to the present day. The Festival takes place across London throughout July 2018 and is open to all. It is convened by the Raphael Samuel History Centre with partners across heritage, academic, and charitable sector organisations.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

The Royal College Of Nursing Library And Heritage Centre

20 Cavendish Square

London

W1G 0RN

United Kingdom

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved