The History of Leith

April 7, 2007

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Edinburgh and Medicine Conference

Start date: 5 May 2007
End date: 5 May 2007
Time: 9.30-4.30pm – 4.30-6.30pm Visit to Surgeon’s Hall Museum and Drinks Reception
Summary: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859 and studied medicine in the city. Conan Doyle’s apprenticeship to Joseph Bell, surgeon and President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh led to the development of his most famous character, the scientific detective, Sherlock Holmes. The conference explores some of the major influences on Conan DoyleÂ’s work from his early years in Scotland and his experience of medical practice.
Venue: Symposium Hall, Surgeons’ Hall Complex, 10 Hill Square, Edinburgh
Access/facilities for special needs: Check with venue
Suitable for children? No
Price: £20 (£15 concessions) – includes refreshment and entry to SurgeonsÂ’ Hall Museum
Telephone: To book a place call 0131 527 1711 Mon-Fri, noon- 4pm
Fax:
Website: Royal College of Surgeons
E-mail: SurgeonÂ’s Hall Museum
Category: Conference

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