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Whittingham Lives Study Day - Hidden Histories: Alternative Futures

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53 Degrees, UCLAN

Brook St

Preston

PR1 7BQ

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A thought provoking day exploring the hidden histories of Whittingham Asylum in Preston, Lancashire (1873-2016), once the largest mental health institution in Europe.

Heritage and medical humanities experts, mental health survivor groups and artists will share their current research and creative responses to the archival heritage of Whittingham. The study day will also showcase alternative ways of taking ownership and representing mental health history to uncover positive and alternative futures for those using services today.


10.30am - 12pm Arts & Heritage interactive workshops limited places, booking essential: contact@whittinghamlives.org.uk

1pm - 6pm Study Day

For more information on this event please visit www.whittinghamlives.org.uk

Further information will be released as soon.

We are grateful for the support of:

The Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts Council England, UNISON, Music & The Mind, The Friends of Lancashire Archives and our key partners UCLAN, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Lancashire Archives for funding and supporting this event.







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