Free Brain Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

May 06

Free Brain Exhibition at the Wellcome Collection

In need of some cerebral stimulation? Get yourself down to the Wellcome Collection, just opposite Euston station for Brains: the mind as matter. Its free and has a tantalising warning on the website… that the exhibition ‘contains objects and images that some may find disturbing, including medical specimens and surgical film sequences. It is intended for...

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Crack Pipes + Acid Trips at High Society

Dec 11

The illicit drugs trade is estimated at £200bn a year. But the use of psychoactive drugs is nothing new and the ones that are common in today’s world – caffeine, tobacco and alcohol  - have all been illegal in the past. High Society is an exhibition of photography, immersive art, advertising, artefacts, literature and film on mind altering drugs....

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Is Alcoholics Anonymous a Religion?

Sep 02

It’s got 12 rules for living, a Big Book of teachings and followers worship a higher power, but is Alcoholics Anonymous a religion? AA was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson (Bill W) and Dr Robert Smith as a solution to help those with an addiction to alcohol. The organisation was originally closely structured around a Christian Fellowship known as The Oxford...

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