The King is Dead, Long Live the King!

This event is now sold out and there will not be any tickets available on the door.

Wednesday 25 October, 7:30pm

A talk by Dr Bob Spencer.

Kings and Queens may well have suffered the same diseases as anyone else, but how did they fare when they could access healthcare well beyond the reach of others? And why did some monarchs claim to be healers themselves? Join us for a journey through the history of royal maladies.

Tickets cost £5. Please note this talk is in the Old Cyder House Conference Centre at the museum. Doors open at 7pm.

Contact the Museum Office on 01453 810631 or email

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