Barber surgeon returns to Honiton

PUBLISHED: 13:54 18 October 2011

The barber surgeon at Allhallows Museum in Honiton.

The barber surgeon at Allhallows Museum in Honiton.

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Watch out for the leeches.

The gory secrets of surgery from the past will be revealed when the Barber Surgeon returns to Allhallows Museum in Honiton.

Visitors can discover how a barber surgeon would have worked during the 16th and 17th centuries and meet some blood-sucking leeches.

The event is suitable for all ages and takes place on Saturday (October 22) from 11am to 12pm and again at 1pm to 2pm.


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