Step inside Steward’s Chemist Shop

First Tuesday of the month, 11am - 3pm | Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum Step inside the fantastic Steward's Chemist Shop at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum and hear about its history... The display was set up after the closure of Steward's Chemist Shop at 27 High Street, when the entire shop along with the fixtures and fittings were purchased in 1974 and transported to the museum to be redisplayed. Over [...]

Step inside Steward’s Chemist Shop2023-11-14T11:36:15+00:00

Over the Counter: Poison, Pharmacy and Crime Fiction

Friday 21 October, 6pm (doors open 5.30pm) | Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum Poison has played a significant role in crime fiction for decades. From the University of Worcester, Charley Barnes and Lucy Arnold will be discussing how poison - particularly poison obtainable from chemist's shops and other legitimate sources - has been represented by writers over the years. Their topics will range from the relationship between poison and science, [...]

Over the Counter: Poison, Pharmacy and Crime Fiction2022-10-03T11:02:29+01:00
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