This exhibition was supported by the Wellcome Trust’s Provision for Public Engagement, as part of a Collaborative Award in Humanities and Social Sciences awarded to Hearing the Voice (108720/Z/15/Z). Durham University would like to thank the Wellcome Trust for their generous support.

We would like to thank all of the lenders whose generosity made this exhibition possible:

Bethlem Museum of the Mind
The British Library
Charles Dickens Museum
Chapter of Durham Cathedral
Freud Museum, London
Mental Health Museum, Wakefield
Oriental Museum, Durham University
Royal College of Physicians
Science Museum
University of Reading
Ushaw College
Victoria and Albert Museum
Wellcome Library, London

This exhibition has been made possible by the provision of insurance through the Government Indemnity Scheme. Durham University would like to thank HM Government for providing Government Indemnity and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Arts Council England for arranging the indemnity.

Exhibition Team

Hearing the Voice: Angela Woods, Victoria Patton, Corinne Saunders, Charles Fernyhough and Patricia Waugh
Palace Green Library: Emma Hamlett, Carolyn Gaw, Emma Slinger, and David Wright
Contributors: Victoria Hume, Paul Baker, Rachel Waddingham, Mary Robson, Sarah Matiland, Gillian Allnut, Andrea Rangecroft and David Napthine.

Particular thanks go to the exhibition’s Steering Group for their knowledge and expertise: Paul Baker, Alisdair Cameron, Ron Coleman, Dirk Corstens, Jacqui Dillon, Sandra Escher, Giles Hallam, Fiona MacCallum, Marius Romme, Karen Taylor and Rachel Waddingham.


We are also indebted to the many voice-hearers across the world who shared their experiences and stories and made this exhibition possible.


With additional thanks to

Durham University academic staff: Ben Alderson-Day, Marco Bernini, Christopher Cook, Peter Garrett, Adam Powell, Hilary Powell, Peter Moseley, Sam Wilkinson and the wider Hearing the Voice team.

Palace Green Library and Heritage Collections staff: Liz Branigan, Caroline Craggs, Laurie Endean, Carolyn Gaw, Andrew Gray, Richard Higgins, Claire Marsland, and Michael Stansfield

Contractors: Robert Elsey Conservation Specialist Limited, Ex Libris, Leach, Momart

Other staff from Durham University: Jane Abel, Martin Allison, Claire Bailey-Ross, Simon Baker, Roger Barrass, Jamie Beckett, Steven Carter, Stephanie Dawson, John Foxwell, David Fuller, Matthew Gardner, Jennifer Hodgson, Ben Kasstan, Sarah McClusky, Rachel Middleton, Ami Plant, Alaric Pritchard, Claire Robinson, Kimberley Staines

Curatorial volunteers: Alice Goodinge, Flo Wurfbain

NHS staff: Stephanie Common, Guy Dodgson


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