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The Life and Times of Edith Cavell – WW1 Talk

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Melanie Gibson-Barton will help us explore the story of the British heroine who died in Brussels in 1915.  Presenting the experience of regular visits to Brussels to research the hospitals and homes where Edith would have worked as well as the place of her execution – a humbling experience.  The Life and Times of Edith Cavell talk tells her story supported by photographs of existing artefacts of her life.  

Contact admin@hrgs.co.uk if you have questions including how to buy and collect tickets locally.  Available at the Heritage Hub in The Forum, Sittingbourne,

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The Historical Research Group of Sittingbourne and the Sittingbourne War Memorials Project team present this talk as part of the Swale Borough Council, WW1 centenary commemorations. Proceeds go towards local WW1 2018-2019 centenary peace events.



June 19
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Avenue Theatre
Central Avenue
Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4DN United Kingdom
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