Our Calendar

Our programme of public walks remains suspended. We are continuing to offer pre-booked private tours for groups of any size. 

Unfortunately, our schedule of in-person public events remains suspended . We hope to return to offering open access public tours in 2023. Details of the programme will be published here as soon as they are available. 

For further details or to make a group booking for a private tour please contact us at  discovermedicallondon@gmail.com 

Scroll down to see the range of tours we offered in 2019 

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We hope you will be able to join us later in the year to embark upon a voyage of medical discovery!

Public scheduled tours normally run most Fridays from mid-May through to October starting at 2pm at the Royal College of Physicians on The Regent’s Park, or another major medical institution. A number of brand new walks feature for the first time this year!

All public tours cost £12.50 per person (apart from study days which are clearly marked)  you can book online free of charge by:

  • Visiting the home page for your chosen walk or tour.
  • Selecting a tour from the list below and clicking on the link.
  • Choosing a date using the Book Our Public Walks Online facility via the Eventbrite calendar in the sidebar on the right of this, and every, page.

A very limited number of tickets are available on the day, if you would like to take up one of these places (subject to availability) please pay the guide directly in cash. No places are available on the day for tours marked as SOLD OUT. 

When arriving look out for the signs for our tours at the entrance to the Royal College of Physicians. Details of where to meet for tours not commencing at the Royal College of Physicians are shown on your ticket. 

For more details on the content of each of our walks please return to our Homepage, visit Our Walks and Tours page or simply click on the title of the tour where that is highlighted to be taken to the event homepage.

All our walks are available throughout the week and all round the year as private tours, or part of a bespoke event. If you would like to arrange private tour or event at any time, simply email us at discovermedicallondon@gmail.com 



Walk Title

End Location

02 May 2019 The Making of Thoroughly Modern medicine Wellcome Collection
09 May 2019 Medicine at War SOLD OUT
16 May 2019 Who needs doctors anyway? A history of public health St Anne’s Church, Soho
23 May 2019 What kills us? The causes of deadly disease  King’s Cross, NW1
30 May 2019 Sex and The City: medicine and human sexuality Marylebone, W1
06 June 2019 500 Years of Medicine: A history Medicinal Garden, RCP
13 June 2019 Lights! Scalpel! Action! Medicine on the silver screen SOLD OUT
20 June 2019 Homes for Healing: the architecture of health UCH, Gower Street 
27 June 2019 The Magic of Medicine: Faith, belief and healing SOLD OUT
04 July 2019 Women and Medicine Unison House, Euston
11 July 2019 London’s Amazing Medical Museums Grant Museum, UCL
18 July 2019 What kills us? The causes of deadly disease  King’s Cross, NW1
25 July 2019 Pioneers: the men and women who made medicine SOLD OUT
01 August 2019 Special Tour: From the Surgeons’ Theatre to Shakespeare’s* Shakespeare’s Globe
08 August 2018 Special Tour: Bedlam! Madness on the streets of London* St Bartholomew’s Hospital
15-29 August 2019 Summer break NO TOURS
05 September 2019 Fire! Plague! Revolution! London 1666 CANCELLED
12 September 2019 What kills us? The causes of deadly disease  King’s Cross, NW1
19 September 2019 The Royal Physicians: Medicine and the monarchy SOLD OUT
26 September 2018  Who needs doctors anyway? A history of public health St Anne’s Church, Soho
03 October 2019 London’s Plagues Mallet Street, W1
10 October 2019  Dutch Courage & Medicinal Brandy: The story of alcohol and health Marylebone, W1
17 October 2018 Harley Street: Healers & Hoaxers Portland Place, W1
24 October 2018 Women and Medicine Unison House, Euston
31 October 2018 London’s Plagues Mallet Street, W1

* Tours marked with an asterix do not start at the Royal College of Physicians.  

All tours are offered in line with our Terms and Conditions, which can be found here

For more information on any of our walks, tours and special events simply email us at discovermedicallondon@gmail.com 

If none of the above dates and times suits and you would like to book a private walk, tour or event please contact us at the same email at discovermedicallondon@gmail.com 

Click here for a map and directions to the Royal College of Physicians.