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Talk Electricity: The spark of life

Electricity: The spark of life

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Genre: Tour with live subtitles


The story of electricity is the story of life itself. For centuries this invisible yet vital force has captivated inventors, scientists and artists alike. Join Wellcome Collection on a tour of 'Electricity: The spark of life' and explore electricity's contradictory life-giving and death-dealing extremes. 

Their Visitor Experience Assistant, Nelly, has designed this live subtitled tour for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Photo credit: Electricity: condenser jars, an electro-static generator, and a vase with flowers. Gouache painting, n.d. [c.1850?]. Wellcome Library, London.

Event details

Thu 13 Apr 2017, 6:00pm

Live subtitling

Venue details

Wellcome Collection (Electricity)
183 Euston Road
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council