The Old Operating Theatre Pop Up

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The old operating theatre


The Old Operating Theatre pop up stall with object handling and activities in Walworth Library

Date & time

Ongoing from 3 August 2022 to 30 August 2022

The Old Operating Theatre Pop Up
Day Date Start & end times

Event Details

Address:147 Walworth Rd

Post code:SE17 1RW

Open hours:Wednesday 3rd August 1-4pm
Wednesday 17th August 1-4pm
Tuesday 30th August 1-4pm


Do your kids love a spooky story? Well, there is nothing spookier than the real life Victorian operating theatre based in Southwark. Join us this August as Walworth Library and Southwark Heritage Centre host an Old Operating Theatre pop-up stall in the Lounge.

Discover some of the unbelievable objects from Southwark’s medical past and learn how to protect yourself against Victorian disease by making your own herb mixture.

With object handling and fun activities



Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

Adapted toiletAdapted toilet

Seat availableSeat available

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