Exhibition | Festival

June 9, 2024, 12:00 pm - June 9, 2024, 4:00 pm

Day 4: Sunday 9th June 2024 – Celebration Day – Birth Day

Exhibition. Celebrating 200 years of The University of Manchester with 'Birth Day,' delving into maternal care and early childhood medicine in Manchester during the 20th century.

In Christies Bistro, Whitworth Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Rd, Manchester , M13 9PL

12pm – 4pm: Birth Day

Marvel at the journey of medical advancement through artefacts from the University’s Museum of Medicine and Health, alongside digitized maps from the University Library Special Collections, showcasing over a century of progress. Experience the evolution of pain relief, observe pill-rolling demos, and locate your birthplace on a map. Grasp the groundbreaking story of Catherine Chisolm, the University’s first female medical graduate and a pioneer in newborn care. 

Please note: This exhibit covers antenatal care, pain management during labour, and neonatal care experiences. 

Find out more about the University of Manchester’s Museum of Medicine and Health HERE.