delve into history

Florence Nightingale

Explore the life of Florence Nightingale through artefact handling, costume and role play.

The workshop will focus on

  • Why Florence Nightingale decided to become a nurse
  • How uniforms differed to modern uniforms
  • How Florence Nightingale helped to care for soldiers wounded in The Crimean War
  • How Florence Nightingale made Scutari Hospital more hygienic and safer for the soldiers