In Sickness and in Health

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Elm Hill in Norwich - a cobbled street lined with half-timbered buildings

2pm - 3.30pm : The Forum

Walk Under £10 Adult Only
  • Disabled toilets
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Disabled parking
  • Parking
  • Refreshments

Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF


Thu 22 Feb
  • 2pm - 3.30pm
Sat 24 Feb
  • 2pm - 3.30pm

A guided walk exploring Norwich's medical history

From the medieval Great Hospital to the founding of the Norfolk & Norwich, and from Thomas Browne to Edith Cavell - the city of Norwich has a long and rich medical history.

Historical guide, Nigel Wimhurst, takes you on a journey through the city’s streets, exploring the history of health in Norwich, and the development of medical services over the centuries.

Meet outside The Forum.

Age 18+


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Essential Companion tickets

If you have access requirements, and need someone to accompany you to make your visit to this event easier and more comfortable, please contact us at [email protected]. A member of our team will book a free Essential Companion ticket for you.

We ask that you contact us regarding an Essential Companion ticket within 72 hours of booking your ticket to this event.

Please also contact us before the event, at the email address above, with any access information that you feel would be helpful to our team in ensuring your visit is as comfortable as possible. 

About Nigel

Nigel Wimhurst pursued a career as a History teacher. After teaching in Tanzania, he became the Tutor Organiser for the WEA responsible for Wiltshire, before moving to Norwich becoming the Head of History at Norwich City College. Since retirement he has acted as an historical guide for Norwich and its principal buildings.