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I give regular talks at various events. If you would like me to speak to your organisation please email 


Forthcoming and ongoing events

The Elthamread

I am involved in running the Elthamread, an initiative aimed at encouraging people living in SE9 to read the same book each year in October and come together to talk about it. The chosen book for 2016 was The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish. The new book for 2017 is London Lies Beneath by Stella DuffyFor information see






8 May-21 July

Exhibition, The Mesmerist, about John Elliotson and the Victorian mania for hypnotism, at the Royal Society of Medicine Library, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE. Free to all.  



29 June

I will be talking at the Wellcome Library about my new book The Mesmerist. Tickets sold out.


26 September-1 October

I will be appearing at ManxLit, the literary festival on the Isle of Man. Details to come.


12 October

I will be taking part in an evening of Dickens and mesmerism at Dickens House Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London. Details to come.


20 October

I will be speaking about the history of using hypnosis as anaesthesia at the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Details to come. 


16 November

I will be returning to Croydon Medical Society to talk about  The Mesmerist.



Past events


Exhibition - Stubbs and the Wild at the Holburne Museum, Bath

The exhibition has now closed but you can still hear my podcast on Stubbs's picture of The Moose

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