The Spirit of Elsie Inglis at The Georgian House

Join us at The Georgian House for an evening with Fiona Garwood, a founding member of the #statueforelsie campaign, to commemorate the life and work of Dr Elsie Inglis.

The Spirit of Elsie Inglis at The Georgian House

About The Spirit of Elsie Inglis at The Georgian House

Join us for an evening with Fiona Garwood, a founding member of the #statueforelsie campaign, to commemorate the life and work of Dr Elsie Inglis.

As a pioneer for woman’s medical education, Elsie Inglis was one of Scotland’s foremost female doctors and an advocate for the suffragette movement.

With exclusive access to Charlotte Square Gardens, learn about Elsie’s time as a student at No. 23 Charlotte Square.

Join us for an Q&A session and refreshments following a lively presentation 🥂

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