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John Langdon Down

John Langdon Down

John Langdon Down

Talk, Sat 16 Mar 2019, free entry

Contact

Ian Jones-Healey

0333 1212 300

Address

Langdon Down Centre, 2A Langdon Park,
Teddington,
TW11 9PS

Details

The Genius of Earlswood Asylum
A talk about the life of James Henry Pullen, (1835-1916), a resident of the Royal Earlswood Asylum near Redhill. In his lifetime he was said to have the condition of savant syndrome though today he may have been diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Condition. Pullen created model ships including Brunel’s Great Eastern and the warship, Princess Alexandra. Also on display are his pictorial autobiography, imaginary ships, paintings and models along with a short film about his life.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Facilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 16 Mar 2019 11:00 to 12:00

Prices

Free entry

Free talk. Booking not required. Donations welcome.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 173701  Lat: 51.41857 Long: -0.31444

By train: the nearest station is Hampton Wick which is 7 minutes walk.

By bus: the 281 and 285 stop outside the building.

By car: from Kingston, drive past Hampton Wick station and take the first right after Normansfield Avenue into Langdon Park. From Twickenham take the first left after Holmesdale Road into Langdon Park. There is limited parking. Please obtain a parking permit from the Langdon Down Centre office.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Hampton Wick station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Disabled accessDisabled access