Hospital Ballroom Blitz: The Old Operating Theatre Museum Late

The Old Operating Theatre Museum

September 21, 2023

Join the Old Operating Theatre this Autumn Equinox for a trip back to 1945!

For one night only,  the museum will be transformed into a ballroom where you’ll learn the Charleston Stroll (a non-partner dance). Guests should come dressed appropriately for a 1945 ballroom extravaganza.

Dance teachers will be on site to teach the steps, but if you want a preview you can check out this video .

About the event:

  • 5:45 pm: Doors open.
  • 6:00 pm: Welcome Speech and distribution of red and blue ribbons.
  • 6:15 pm: Red ribbon group learns the Charleston Stroll in the Operating Theatre/Blue ribbon group has drinks and workshop activities in the Garret.
  • 6:45pm: Groups Swap!
  • 7:15-8:30 pm: Dance! Dance! Dance!
  • Meanwhile:
    • The Apothecary Bar is opened until 8:10 pm. Drink tokens can be purchased at Front of House (thematic cocktail £6).
    • Time to look at the exhibitions. (Be advised that we do not allow any drinks in the Old Operating Theatre itself).
  • 8:30 pm: Event ends, but you can continue the party at Amazing Grace below us if you are so inclinded!

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