Join an expert-led walking tour and follow in the footsteps of the ‘mother of nursing’ and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked finish at her memorial statue where we’ll be laying flowers to celebrate Florence’s 202nd birthday.
Join this Health and History walk around Caledonian Park in Islington with a special welcome for those living with dementia and their carers. We’ll have a cuppa before we set off, walk and talk for about an hour and then there will be a chance to play skittles at the end.
The British Red Cross Museum showcases items relating to the organisation’s humanitarian and medical work from 1870 to the present day. Join us for a tour highlighting the fascinating items on display – from a WW1 first aid kit to a 1940s health education poster.
On Thursday 12th May 2022 the Florence Nightingale Museum will be reopening to the public, following it’s covid-enforced closure. Join us to learn more about the life and work of the world’s most famous nurse.
Spend Sunday learning about medicinal plants at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in London and houses around 5,000 different medicinal, herbal, edible, and useful plants.
Join this talk and tour about Dr John Langdon Down and his successors who managed Normansfield from 1868 where a revolutionary and enlightened approach was brought to the care of those with learning disabilities.
Join this surgical demonstration presented within the original architecture of the old operating theatre of St. Thomas’s Hospital of 1822. You will experience the talk from the point of view of a 19th century medical student, or maybe even the patient!
Join this expert-led walking tour and follow in the footsteps of the ‘mother of nursing’ and discover the life of Florence Nightingale through the places where she lived and worked. The tour also includes entry to the Florence Nightingale Museum.
On Sunday 12th May celebrate Florence Nightingale’s birthday with a visit to the Florence Nightingale Museum to learn more about the life and work of the world’s most famous nurse.