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Mania and Melancholy - mental health in the eighteenth century

Join author Catherine Curzon to explore attitudes to mental health in the eighteenth century through her discussion of the philosophies that started to develop, Dr Johnson’s own struggles, including his self-diagnosed ‘hypochondria’, and the infamous ‘madness of King George III.’

Catherine Curzon has written extensively on the eighteenth century including her first book, Life in Georgian Court. Her latest publication Kings of Georgian Britain will be available from 30 March 2017.

Tickets: £10 (includes a glass of wine)

Earlier Event: April 9
Afternoon Poems: Edward Thomas