Event Name A Service to Commemorate the Life of Florence Nightingale
Start Date 6th May 2015 6:30pm

Florence Nightingale's life and work will be commemorated at a special service in Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 6 May at 6.30pm. 

The service will also celebrate nursing and midwifery and all staff, both qualified and unqualified, working in these services. 

This year is the 50th anniversary of the annual commemoration being held at the Abbey.

A lamp - symbolic of Florence Nightingale - will be taken from the Florence Nightingale Chapel during the service and escorted by a procession of nurses to the Dean who will place it on the High Altar.  This year the Lamp will be escorted by student nurses from Bangor University, Cardiff University, Swansea University the University of South Wales.                   

Ticket information:

Tickets, which are free, are required to attend this service. 

Apply for tickets on the The Florence Nightingale Foundation website

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