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Nursing's Got Talent

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Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Venue: Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1HL
Price: free

Nursing's Got Talent

Come and be a part of International Nurses Day, with a spectacular display of art and talent at the Rose Theatre on 15 May 2015.

Nursing's Got Talent will feature poetry, music and drama from University staff, students and associates throughout the afternoon. A wide range of local and international artists will also feature in the art of caring exhibition, with the theme of caring/care.

Don't forget to also check out the beautiful display of artwork in 'The Art of Caring' exhibition at the Rose Theatre, from 12th - 16th May.

Over 100 artists from around the world were contacted to partake and contribute drawings, paintings, abstract art, photos and more to the 'Art of Caring' exhibition with the theme of 'Caring/Care', which is featured as part of the exciting day celebrating International Nurses Day.

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Don't miss the chance to help celebrate nurses around the world!


  • Nikki Yun, student nurse
  • John Sutherland, student nurse


  • Welcome
    Julia Gale, Head of School
  • Florence's Demons, Reflections on nursing
    Jane Salvage, Writer in Residence
  • Nurses in Fiction, Readings and chat
    Patricia Ferguson, Novelist
    Louisa Young, Novelist
  • Turning Crisis into Drama, Mental health simulation performed by nursing students and role players
    Chris Hart, Lecturer
  • Make Do and Mend, A children's story brought to life with music and dance
    Theresa Nash, Lecturer
    Elizabeth-Rose Esin-Kelly, Actress
    Eli Anderson, Author
  • Put Your Lips Together, Poetry
    Kevin Acott, Lecturer
  • Art Jazzed Up, Live performance of art and music
    Alban Low, Artist in Residence


Please note: A professional photographer will be present on the day to take photos of the event. If you want to ensure you do NOT feature in any photographs, please let a member of staff know on the day.

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Jess Simons


Directions to Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1HL: