Black nurses in Britain before Windrush

10 Mar 2020 17:00 - 19:00

20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G ORN

FREE

Black nurses trained and worked in Britain well before nursing registration began in 1919.

Stephen Bourne gives an illustrated talk about the lives of some of these women from the 1880s to the 1940s including Annie Brewster, Eva Lowe and Princess Ademola.

 

 


Image: Student Nurses 1945, Imperial War Museum (Ref PL9609F)



20 Cavendish Square
Marylebone
London
W1G ORN

20 Cavendish Square is located behind John Lewis, Oxford Street.

Tube

The nearest stations are Oxford Circus and Bond Street.

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There are many buses routes that stop nearby, including the 10, 25, 55, 73, 98 and 390.

Page last updated - 17/02/2020