Lakeside Arts
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Women, Work and Madness in the Nineteenth Century

Florence Nightingale's Sister(s)

Tuesday 07 July, 7-8pm
Djanogly Theatre

Manuscripts & Special Collections

Free, advanced booking recommended

Dr Richard Bates (University of Nottingham) will tell the little-known story of Florence Nightingale’s sister, Parthenope, and her role – and that of her nervous breakdown – in Nightingale’s transition from dutiful upper-class daughter to national nursing heroine.