Children's workshop: plague and potions

When and where

31 May 2016
Royal College of Physicians of London
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE

Past event

Children's workshop: plague and potions


Find out what it was like to live 350 years ago during London’s Great Plague of 1665. Hear captivating stories about plants and the plague, mix your own herbs to create some of the weird and wonderful remedies offered by doctors at the time and try on our plague doctor costume!

Half-term family activity.

Tuesday 31 May 2016, 10.30am–12.30pm

Tickets: £5 per child | Public event, open to all

Suggested ages: 7-11 with parents/carers

Enquiries: 020 3075 1315

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Visiting information

Access: The Royal College of Physicians' Grade I listed building has step free access to all areas. Please contact us to discuss your access requirements.

Location: Royal College of Physicians, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE (Entrance faces Regent's Park - no access via Albany Street).

We are 5 minutes walk from Great Portland Street and Regent's Park underground stations, 10 minutes walk from Warren Street and just a short stroll along from the Wellcome Collection, British Library, Kings Cross and St Pancras stations.