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The Brain Charity

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Norton Street
Liverpool, Merseyside L3 8LR United Kingdom
0151 298 2999

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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