Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
An elegant, historic venue in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town with stunning architecture and original features – a perfect venue for weddings, dinners, conferences and meetings. The venue is also suitable for film locations, photo shoots and award ceremonies.
The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) is an independent medical standard-setting body and professional membership organisation.
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- Provides: Free wi-fi
Events at this venue
There are 10 events at this location
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Alienation and Beauty in Medical Photography
A look at the role of alienation and beauty in medical photography. Booking is essential.
Wed 10 Jan 2018
Burke, Now and Then
Janet Philip discusses infamous body snatchers Burke and Hare. Booking is essential.
Wed 24 Jan 2018
Humane Societies and the International Exchange of Medical Knowledge
Dr Ciarán McCabe examines the context in which British and Irish humane societies were founded and operated.
Wed 14 Feb 2018
Looking After Scotland’s Nature
Prof Roger Crofts talks about the balance of nature in Scotland. Booking is essential.
Mon 29 Jan 2018
Free but ticketed
Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment
The writings of William Burroughs are the unlikely starting point in a search for a treatment for Parkinson's disease in this lecture from Professor Andrew Lees.
Wed 20 Sep
Free but ticketed
Military Public Health from the Crimea to World War One
Dr Beverly Bergman discusses public health during wartime.
Wed 28 Mar 2018
Night of the Living Dead
- 1h 36min
- Directed by: George A Romero
- Written by: George A Romero, John A Russo
- Cast: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Keith Wayne, Judith Ridley, Bill Cardille, Kyra Schon
Seminal black comedy shocker which spawned two increasingly nasty sequels and countless unauthorised imitations. A group of people barricade themselves into a farmhouse to seek refuge from the hordes of flesh-crazy undead. Filmed on a shoestring in Pittsburgh, real gore was supplied by a local butcher. Though it now seems…
Tue 31 Oct
Taking place in the College's atmospheric nineteenth century Great Hall, this Halloween screening allows you to see behind-the-scenes of a beautiful historic building while watching an iconic film. The film is preceded with an introduction. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Visitors are welcome to bring snacks and nonalcoholic beverages.
Representing the Womb in Three Dimension
A look at the different ways in which the womb has been represented throughout history. Booking is essential.
Wed 8 Nov
Secrets in the Blood
Kristin Hussey (Curator, Royal College of Physicians of London) presents a talk about William Harvey, one of Britain’s foremost anatomists. Booking is essential.
Wed 28 Feb 2018
The Uses of Plants in Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome
Learn about the history of plants in medicine. Booking is essential.