Words and Deeds: Nursing, Poetry and the Women’s Movement

Royal College of Nursing Library & Heritage Centre

13th December 2018 | 6:30PM



A free evening performance of music and poetry, celebrating women’s voices around the campaign for the vote. Audrey Ardern-Jones, nurse and poet, performs poetry by female authors involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage, together with international musicians Lucas Jordan (flute) Fabricio Mattos (guitar). The event will be introduced with a talk by Krista Cowman, Professor of History at the University of Lincoln, highlighting nurses involved in the suffrage movement and the connections between efforts by women’s professions to improve their working conditions and the women’s movement.

This is a free event – please book your place here.