Join the Cook`s tour

Take a tour of unique objects, archives and illustrative materials in the Wellcome Collection, and explore the role of food, remedies and global interchange in our medical and cultural lives from the 17th century onwards. This event will investigate the tensions underlying the contents of the kitchen cabinet, and place 21st-century debates around localism and healthy eating in a historical perspective. The tour of Wellcome Collection’s permanent galleries will be followed by an illustrated talk in the Wellcome Library. Part of the Recipes and Remedies event series.


  • Richard Aspin, Head of Research and Scholarship, Wellcome Library
  • Valerie Brown, Visitor Services Assistant, Wellcome Collection
  • Helen Wakely, Archivist, Wellcome Library

This is a free event, but a ticket is required. Booking opens at 2pm on 27th October.

3rd November, 6.00-7.30pm

Wellcome Collection, London


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