Sir Hans Sloane Events


I am doing a series of lectures and walks base on Sir Hans Sloane.

 

The first one is tomorrow, Thursday 4th of March

 

Sir Hans Sloane & Chocolate

Thursday 4th March 6pm-8pm

 

This normally costs £10 but for members of this mailing list entry will be at the normal entry rate for the Museum - £5.80.  It includes a glass of wine and some chocolate nibbles. We will be looking at the life of Sir Hans Sloane and his part in the development of Chocolate, and looking at the medicinal aspects of Chocolate.

Events are £10 per person (booking is required)

Sir Hans Sloane: Enlightenment Surgery Lecture

Thursday 1st April 6pm-8pm

 

PUBLIC WALKS:

 

Sir Hans Sloane and Chelsea

Thursday 6th May 6pm

(meeting at Sloane Square tube station)

 

A delightful walk around the history of Chelsea with a particular emphasis on the 18th Century and Sir Hans Sloane, who lived in the old Manor House and helped found the Chelsea Physic Garden.

 

Sir Hans Sloane: Bloomsbury and The British Museum

Thursday 3rd June 6pm

(meeting at Russell Square tube station)

 

The walk introduces Bloomsbury in the 18th Century and looks at the origins of the British Museum and Sir Hans Sloane's role in the foundation. It ends with a tour of the highlights of Sloane's Collection in the Enlightenment Gallery.





If you have any useful information please sent it for consideration of inclusion to:

kpflude@chr.org.uk


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