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Queen Mary University’s new show explores the East End’s medical history

PUBLISHED: 17:00 14 October 2016

Inside the centre's cell-shaped pod

Inside the centre's cell-shaped pod

Queen Mary University

Youngsters will have the opportunity to learn all about killer diseases, sickly bugs and irritable sores this half term.

Gut Feeling follows one boy's breakfast through his stomach Gut Feeling follows one boy's breakfast through his stomach

On the week of October 24 to 28 Queen Mary University will be hosting two family shows at its science education pod, known as the Centre of the Cell, in Newark Street, Whitechapel.

The first show, titled Gut Feeling, will not be for those of a queasy disposition as audiences follow the journey of one boy’s breakfast from his mouth to the cereal bowl.

The other event, taking place on the Tuesday and Friday, explores the medical history of the East End where families can discover how dangerous surgery was in 1915.

Those that attend the events will also be able to take part in a ‘pod session’ inside a cell-shaped pod suspended above the University’s Blizzard Institute laboratories.

Sores, Spores and Sickly Bugs explores the East End's medical history Sores, Spores and Sickly Bugs explores the East End's medical history

The pod sessions teach visitors about the world of cells, the human body and the latest medical research.

The Centre of the Cell shows are recommended for children aged 7 onwards and their families.

For more information on tickets, prices and dates visit centreofthecell.org/events.

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