Cinema of Conflict - The Women of WW1

November 24 | 10:30 - 11:30

Haddington Adults Exhibition, Film Health & Wellbeing, History

To mark the contribution of women to WW1, there will be screenings of selected short films from the Imperial War Museum collection, showcasing the remarkable stories of women working on the home front and on the front-lines. Film Screening 1 - Showing 10:30am - Running time: 10mins Women in Nursing and Medicine during the First World War. A composite of IWM news reel footage showing women in nursing and medicine during the First World War with musical accompaniment. Film Screening 2 - Showing: 10:40am - Running Time: 13mins Deeds not Words: The Suffragette Surgeons of WW1 As part of the broader campaign for women's right to vote, suffragettes Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson founded the Endell Street Hospital, run entirely by women. Skilfully using rarely seen photographs, letters and archival film, it tells the remarkable story of the women who tirelessly worked at the hospital. Talk: Historian Ruth Boreham speaks about the role of women and their work during WW1

Free (ticketed)

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact the venue directly.

01620 820680

Venue information

The John Gray Centre

Lodge Street

EH41 3DX

Automatic door; public/disabled/baby changing toilet; all on one level, ground floor.


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