Florence Nightingale's Victorian World

February Half term

Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous Victorians. Florence Nightingale lived in the time when Queen Victorian reigned from 1837 to 1901, and during this time there were a lot of changes in Britain. This February half term learn all about the Victorian era, meet Florence Nightingale and hear her story and meet Mary Seacole to learn about the work she did during the Crimean War.

Our Youth Panel will also be back as Germ Detectives. Learn all about the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic in our exhibition, play our Germ Detectives "Symptoms Game" and make some slimey snot to take home!

All events are free with admission.

Saturday 16 February
Meet Mary Seacole
11.30, 1.30 and 3.00 Performances
Discover the story of Mary Seacole and how she helped the soldiers during the Crimean War and became known as ‘Mother Seacole’.
No booking required.

Monday 18 February
Victorian childhood
11.30-1.00pm & 2.00pm-3.30pm
Learn about Florence Nightingale’s childhood and what it was like to be a child during the Victorian era. In this drop-in workshop play some Victorian games and make your own Victorian toy to take home.
Drop-in arts and craft workshop

Tuesday 19 February
Germ Detectives
11.00am-1.00pm & 1.30pm -3.00pm
Our Youth Panel will be telling you all about the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918 in our Spanish Flu exhibition. Play their symptoms game and make some slimey snot to take home.
Drop-in workshop

Thursday 21 February
Victorian Transport
11.30am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-3.30pm
During Florence Nightingale’s life there were many changes in the way people travelled around. Learn about Victorian transport and how Florence Nightingale travelled, and make your own Victorian train to take home.
Drop-in arts and craft workshop

Saturday 23 February
Meet Miss Nightingale
11.30, 1.30 and 3.00 Performances
Meet Miss Nightingale and hear all about her life and how she became one of the most famous Victorians. Learn about the work that she did during the Crimean War, how she helped the soldiers and became known as the ‘Lady with the Lamp’.
No booking required

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February Half Term

Sat 16 February
Meet Mary Seacole
Monday 18 February
Victorian Childhood
Tuesday 19 February
Germ Detectives
Thursday 21 February
Victorian Childhood
Saturday 23 February
Meet Miss Nightingale

Admission
All events free with admission

Venue
Florence Nightingale Museum
2 Lambeth Palace Road
London
SE1 7EW