14 April 2016 - 31 July 2016

An acoustic journey tracing the material quality of the voice to capture its complex psychological and physiological origins.

A series of vocal exercises to help train, project and harness the power of your voice.


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Tuesday 19 July - Saturday 30 July

Exploit the tension common to any library: a combination of silence and concentration.

We’re inviting visitors to London to take a Wellcome Detour and add Wellcome Collection to their itinerary.

Youth event

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Saturday 30 July




Aged 14-19? Work with professional poet Inua Ellams to create your own spoken word verses, inspired by our exhibition THIS IS A VOICE.


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Tuesday 16 August - Saturday 27 August

Our café and Reading Room will become a public meeting place for voice-hearers and people interested in this aspect of human experience.


Your voice is a powerful instrument. You use it every single day, but do you know how to look after it? Or to get the best out of it?

Do you have an idea for a small participatory event that you would like to hold in our Reading Room?