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.


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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