Blood donation bag
23 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
The Extraordinary History of Blood
Event organiser:
Thackray Museum of Medicine

We’re exploring blood this October, there’ll be some traditional spooky stuff alongside seriously fun science and history! We’ll be delivering plenty of talks and tours daily, on a first-come, first-served basis, just sign up to the activities you’d like to take part in on the day.

Make sure to secure your place for our bookable session where you can plaster yourself in SFX wounds – sure to cause a fright!

Meet the leeches talk – daily at 11:30

Royal Bloodsuckers tour – daily at 1:00pm

Royal Bloodsuckers tour – daily at 2:30pm

Take part in our Blood Trail before or after our daily activities!

Drop in activities in Mandible 11am-4pm daily:

Blood bracelets – Learn about the different components of blood, and look fabulous whilst doing it once you’ve made your very own blood bracelets!

Origami with Kenketsu-chan – Meet Chitchi the Kenketsu-chan and Japan’s other Red Cross, blood donation mascots. You can even make your own mascots to take home with you!

Beat the Bloodsuckers – Brush up on your blood knowledge and answer enough questions correctly before the bloodsuckers get you!

Crafts, tours, and talks are included in the price of your standard annual ticket! The SFX Workshop is bookable at a small fee. 

    Sat 23 October 2021 - Sun 31 October 2021
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    Sat 23 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Sun 24 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Mon 25 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Tue 26 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Wed 27 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Thu 28 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Fri 29 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Sat 30 Oct 2021
    11:00 am
    Sun 31 Oct 2021
    11:00 am

    Ticket price

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    All of the activities in The Extraordinary History of Blood are included with the cost of an annual ticket.

    Baby changing facilities
    Buggy friendly
    Wheelchair access

    Thackray Museum of Medicine