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The Brain Charity

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Norton Street
Liverpool, Merseyside L3 8LR United Kingdom
0151 298 2999 https://www.thebraincharity.org.uk/

The Brain Charity premises are in central Liverpool, close to Lime Street station and several bus routes. The Brain Charity offers ground floor meeting rooms, alongside a bright & airy foyer for coffee breaks and lunch. Lunch and refreshments will be provided in the day. We also have an excellent on-site café which visitors are welcome to use.

November 2019

Antonia’s Story: A Secret History

November 15, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Brain Charity, Norton Street
Liverpool, Merseyside L3 8LR United Kingdom
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Archives contain many secrets, waiting to be discovered. Yet accessing archives can be difficult. In this workshop, co-led by researchers with learning disabilities, you will find out how the story of Antonia Grandoni was discovered, a lady who lived with a learning disability 150 years ago. You will be able to see and try out the methods used to explore and analyse findings from a digital archive of very old medical books, and what this can tell us about living…

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