Transcribathon 2021: Revealing recipes
1pm - 9pm GMT
Online event
view of four recipe book spine bindings showing book titles

Transcribathon 2021

Revealing recipes: top tips from early modern women

Join the Early Modern Recipe Online Collective (EMROC), the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the the Wellcome Collection on a one-day manuscript adventure for your chance to help make two medical recipe books searchable for users around the globe.

You can sign up to in advance or on the day to help transcribe sections of two fabulous 17th century medical recipe books; Lady Sedley’s from the RCP and Lady Ayscough from the Wellcome Collection. Find out more about the transcribing platform From the Page and how to join here.

Plus while you transcribe there will be the chance to:

  • Learn about early modern recipes and domestic healthcare.
  • Join Felix, assistant archivist at the RCP on Twitter @RCPMuseum from 2-2.30pm to chat about Lady Sedley’s recipe book and the RCP’s other amazing archives.
  • Discover more about the history of the books direct from experts at the RCP and Wellcome Collection. Check out the the Revealing Recipes schedule of online talks and events here, and register for access 3-5 pm GMT (10am-noon EST) during the transcribathon.
  • Take part in conversations with EMROC on Twitter, and more.

And all from the comfort of your own home!

Visit EMROC's website for more information