Ye Olde Tavern Quiz: Christmas Edition

Museum of the Order of St John

4th December 2019 | 6:30PM



Grab a drink from historic boozer the Jerusalem Tavern and pit your wits against our quiz master.

This is a general knowledge quiz set in the magnificent Victorian Chapter Hall at St John’s Gate.

Seasonal nibbles will be supplied and drinks can be purchased from the Jerusalem Tavern, a former Gate resident.

Team tickets cost £36 (maximum team size is 6 people).

Doors open at 6:30pm, quiz begins promptly at 7pm.

 

Tickets available here



Museum Lates at the Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Physicians Museum

5th December 2019 | 5:00PM



Visit the Royal College of Physicians Museum after hours until 8pm on the first Thursday of the month. Explore exhibitions, art, medical objects and more than 500 years of history at England’s oldest medical college.

Discover collections, featuring everything from artworks by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir Thomas Lawrence and Dame Elisabeth Frink, to scarce anatomical preparations and extraordinary medical instruments, all housed in a grade 1 listed ‘modernist masterpiece’ designed by acclaimed architect Sir Denys Lasdun. See free temporary exhibitions from our award-winning team, and join a curator-led tour.

Free 30 minute exhibition tours start at 6pm, book online now to reserve your place.

For details of the changing monthly programme of drop-in activities, talks and workshops click here to check the Royal College of Physicians website

 

Highlights of any visit include:

  • priceless portraits and silver displayed throughout the building
  • medical rarities such as the Symons collection of self-care instruments and medical apparatus, the Hoffbrand collection of apothecary jars and the Prujean chest of surgical tools from the era of the English Civil War
  • a remarkable set of 17th-century human remains, providing a fascinating insight into dissection and discovery in anatomy
  • regular displays from our archive and rare books collections
  • a changing programme of acclaimed temporary exhibitions

Forthcoming Museum Lates:

  • Thursday 1 August 2019
  • Thursday 5 September 2019
  • Thursday 10 October 2019 (one week later than usual)
  • Thursday 7 November 2019
  • Thursday 5 December 2019