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Historical Event, Wed 10 Jul 2019


Talk: Remedies in the 1700s and 1800s

Talk: Remedies in the 1700s and 1800s



With Prof. Colin Wright (University of Bradford) 

Colin W. Wright is Professor of Pharmacognosy at the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of Bradford.  After training in pharmacy at the School of Pharmacy, University of London, he started his career as a hospital pharmacist working in several hospitals in UK and for two years in India with the Emmanuel Hospital Association during which time he developed interests in traditional medicine and tropical diseases. He returned to the School of Pharmacy, London to investigate antiamoebic and antimalarial natural products and received his Ph.D in 1989. He was appointed to Bradford School of Pharmacy as a Lecturer in Pharmacognosy in 1994 and as Professor in 2016. His research interests include the investigation herbal remedies used traditionally for the treatment of malaria and cancer with a view to developing new drugs for these diseases.

A talk to tie in with Abbey House Museum's Danger Zone exhibition. []

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 10 Jul 2019 14:45 to 15:45


£5.50. Pre book, pay on day.



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    Abbey Walk,
    Abbey Road,
    LS5 3EH



    See location of Abbey House Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 259363  Lat: 53.82237 Long: -1.60710

    By Car - from Leeds City Centre follow the A65 (Kirkstall Road) for approximately 2 ½ miles. Abbey House can be found on your right approximately ¼ mile after the Kirkstall Retail Park, opposite Kirkstall Abbey.

    Public Transport - Abbey House is located directly on a well serviced bus route.

    Buses: 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley & Kirkstall Forge station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups