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Bruce Castle Museum celebrated the work of pioneering Tottenham chemist John Eliot Howard FRS (1807-1883), whose scientific discoveries were pivotal in the fight against malaria.

Guests were invited to get hands on with the work of Howard at this special family art and craft day.

The event accompanied Bruce Castle Musuem's exhibition in celebration of John Eliot Howard FRS. The exhibition will run from 16 July 2017 to 1 April 2018.

Local Heroes

This event was held as part of the Local Heroes grant scheme, designed to engage audiences with the influence of science and scientists on local communities across the UK. From Orkney to Plymouth, 15 museums and galleries will reveal stories of scientific brilliance from across the ages. 

Read the full list of awarded projects.

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