Dispensing Down Under

Shopping at Boots in New Zealand and Fiji

Tue 4 Jun 2024

Djanogly Theatre

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Talk by Hilary Ingram, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Dept. of History, University of Nottingham.

Few people know that in the 1930s and 1940s, Boots opened branches in New Zealand and Fiji. Join us to hear the curious story of these Boots stores down under, their dedicated staff members, customers, and popular products.

For more information on who qualifies for concessions, please visit our booking tickets page.

Image: Boots Dunedin, New Zealand store, c1950 courtesy of Boots Archive.

An old poster from Boots where two women converse over a pharmacy counter
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Counter Culture Exhibition

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