Hendrick's Parlour Bar

Hendrick's Parlour Bar

“Immersive theatre productions tend to operate in dynamically fluid settings, allowing the audience a more active, voyeuristic, and central role, while also individualizing their… 

The Quintessential Anthology of Gin

The Quintessential Anthology of Gin

Hendrick’s brand ambassador for Northern Europe Duncan McRae takes us through a “cocktail of cultural and curious occurrences,” as he informs the audience about the world of … 

Fear and Loathing

Fear and Loathing

‘Are you coming to a lecture?’ an inquisitive young man dressed in Georgian clothes asked in his most refined English accent. 

Portrait of a Serial Killer

Portrait of a Serial Killer

Serial killers walk unseen amongst us. 

A Genteel Tipple Through Gin in Literature

A Genteel Tipple Through Gin in Literature

‘I like to have a martini, two at the very most. 

The Art of Voodoo

The Art of Voodoo

In 1836 seventeen tiny dolls were unearthed in Edinburgh that appeared to correspond to the tragic victims of Burke and Hare’s murderous spree. 

The Theatre of Dissection

The Theatre of Dissection

The nineteenth century marked the golden age of death in art. 

Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Workshop

Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Workshop

Dabble in dissection and preservation as you learn the process behind basic taxidermy from skinning and preserving to mounting and positioning the animal. 

The Anatomy of Murder

The Anatomy of Murder

With the increase in anatomy schools in the eighteenth century, a growing demand for bodies for dissection provided ideal conditions for the infamous body snatching serial killers,… 

Carnival of Lost Emotions

Carnival of Lost Emotions

Travel back in time and explore long obsolete emotions from history, with the help of an amazing machine. 

The Power of Smell

The Power of Smell

Mice can undergo smell-induced abortions. 

Consciousness

Consciousness

Are you awake? Are you dreaming? How much of our world is a construction of our brain, a mere figment of our imagination? Join neuroscientist Anil Seth as he reveals what science c… 

Zombies I Have Known and Loved

Zombies I Have Known and Loved

Famed for their obsession with brains zombies have long been part of the mainstream. 

Jelly Brain Dissections

Jelly Brain Dissections

How can a three pound mass of jelly that you can hold in the palm of your hand imagine angels, contemplate the meaning of infinity, and even question its own place in the cosmos? J… 

Memory Clinic Installation

Memory Clinic Installation

‘Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, paints pictures of the past and of the day. 

Carnival of Curious Animals

Carnival of Curious Animals

Discover the bizarre stories and examine specimens of some of the world’s most celebrated and strangest animals, from Lonesome George the bachelor tortoise, Chi-Chi the pre-emine… 

A Forensic Investigation

A Forensic Investigation

Join forensic expert Professor Sue Black OBE as she discusses her fascination with the astounding inner workings of the human body and her illustrious career in forensic science. 

5x15

5x15

Five speakers, 15 minutes, one high-octane evening of enlightening, and inspirational spoken word cabaret. 

Pillow Talk and Sweet Nothings

Pillow Talk and Sweet Nothings

Ernest Hemingway - Boxer, bullfighter, soldier … romantic? Naomi Wood explores the four marriages, inflammatory letters, billet-doux and sensual telegrams that reveal the softer… 

Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge

Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge

If knowledge is the food of the soul, then let us Feast! This travelling parlour of enlightenment combines exceptional experts and erudite amateurs in a fiesta of learning and fine… 

Create Your Own Comic

Create Your Own Comic

Create your very own comic strip in this unique, fun art class, led by Creative Director of Graphic Scotland, Ariadne Cass-Maran. 

The Hour

The Hour

‘When evening quickens in the street, comes a pause in the day’s occupation that is known as the cocktail hour’. 

A Novel Cure

A Novel Cure

In need of life rejuvenation? Join School of Life bibliotherapist Ella Berthoud as she offers advice and inspiration from the world’s most renowned writers and prescribes much ne… 

The Martini Cocktail - Stirred, Not Shaken

The Martini Cocktail - Stirred, Not Shaken

Shaken or stirred? Gin or vodka? Olive or twist? Is the Martini the king of drinks, or an amusing antique? The Silver Bullet as it is affectionately known is perhaps the most celeb… 

Advice for Humans

Advice for Humans

After an unusual incident, Andrew Martin is found walking naked through the streets of Cambridge not feeling quite himself.