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Florence Nightingale Museum

Gassiot House
2 Lambeth Palace Road
020 7620 0374
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Previous Lectures and Events

All the Living and All the Dead: How War and Spanish flu Changed our View of Death

25 Apr 19

The Finest Beards in the Ladybird Archive

26 Jan 17

'Precious Relics': Hair Jewellery and the Victorians

8 Dec 16

The Hirsute History of Facial Hair

30 Nov 16

Peter Pan Collars & Alice Bands: The Sartorial Afterlife of British Children's Classics

20 Oct 16

“What a place to send troops to!” The First World War Nurses of the Salonika Front

31 Aug 16

JM Barrie, Peter Pan and Great Ormond Street Hospital

16 Jun 16

What Happened to Childhood?

9 Jun 16

How To Die Like a Victorian

2 Dec 15

Art: Inspired by Medicine and Surgery

25 Nov 15

Death and the Maiden

19 Nov 15

‘Design for Living’: Life Inside the Tuberculosis Sanatorium

10 Sep 15

Capturing the Dead: Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

23 Apr 15

Secrets from the Victorian House

8 Apr 15

'The Magic Lantern': Charles Dickens and London

5 Mar 15

And The Band Played On… The Artist’s Perspective

2 Dec 14

Rebuilding Faces: Rhinoplasty in History

20 Nov 14

A Graphic Heroine: Florence Nightingale in Japanese Manga

19 Nov 13

A Passion for Packaging

17 Oct 13

Curious Travellers and Strange Souvenirs

18 Jul 13

My Workhouse Ancestor

20 Jun 13

Please Sir, I Want Some More!

6 Jun 13

Poor Souls

22 May 13

Down and out: lives of tramps and vagrants 1750-1950

9 May 13

Contagion in the Workhouse

28 Apr 13

Dissecting the Workhouse Dead

14 Mar 13

Ghost Stories at the Florence Nightingale Museum

7 Mar 13

Dickens and the Workhouse

27 Sep 12

Florence Nightingale’s Legacy: her relevance to patient care today

24 Sep 12

Sue Palmer at the Florence Nightingale Museum

11 Aug 12

Trepanning at the Florence Nightingale Museum

8 Aug 12

Taxidermy at the Florence Nightingale Museum

4 Aug 12

How the Crimean War changed the face of Britain's men

14 Jun 12

Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole: Nurse and Doctress

17 May 12

The nursing practice of Mary Seacole: influences, case studies and the opinion of others

30 Apr 12

Pride and prejudice in nursing education

26 Apr 12

‘Against Images Made By Hands’: Florence Nightingale’s Reluctant Life in Portraiture

19 Jan 12

Christmas Ghost Stories at the Florence Nightingale Museum

21 Dec 11

Flo-Motion: Nightingale in Wellcome Sound and Vision

24 Nov 11

The Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole in Many Lands

1 Nov 11


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