Antarctic Exhibition - 23rd November 2017

25th October 2017

Dr Edward Wilson: From St George's to Antarctica

Live Arts at St George’s Hospital, along with the Archives of St George’s, University of London are hosting an exhibition of photographs, documents and illustrations relating to St George's alumnus, Edward Adrian Wilson. 

Dr Edward Wilson, who trained at St George’s Hospital, was the Assistant Surgeon and Zoologist on the Discovery Expedition, and Chief Scientist on the Terra Nova. Wilson, along with Captain Scott, perished on the return journey from the South Pole in 1912. Some of the material displayed has never been seen in public before. Accompanying the exhibition there will be talks by Dr David Wilson, great nephew of Edward Wilson, and Anne Strathie, Polar Historian, as well as a display of thematic art of the Antarctic.

The opening event takes place on Thursday 23 November 2017 at 7pm at St George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, LONDON SW17 0QT in the Monckton Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Grosvenor Wing.

Tickets for the evening event can be purchased  from the St George’s Charity website and are £10 to include lectures, exhibition viewing and refreshments.

The Exhibition will be on display in the Hyde Park Room, First floor, Lanesborough Wing, until Sunday 26th November.  Opening times Friday 1pm-7pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm.  Entry to the Exhibition is free.


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Artwork Credits:

Image by Benedict Johnson
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Dragon Children's Centre Project © Quentin Blake

Image by Benedict Johnson © Arts St George's