“EVERYTHING IS WON AT THE POINT OF A SWORD” Karin Fernald

Florence Nightingale

May 3rd  4.30 – 5.30 : The Mill on the Fleet : £8.00

Actor and writer Karin Fernald returns to BIG LIT with another  spell-binding recreation of a character and a historical period. This year it’s a dramatised talk about Florence Nightingale that brings to life some of her passions, ideas and preoccupations before, during and after The Crimean War - illustrated with letters, diaries, paintings, sketches and portraits from The Florence Nightingale Museum.

‘Maid of all dirty work or, the Nuisances Removal Act, that’s me.’ (Florence Nightingale).