A talk on the vital role that medical staff played in the aftermath of the horrific Battle of the Somme will take place in Ballymena this August.

Ballymena Central Library will host the discussion ‘Sisters, Surgeons and Soldiers on the Somme’ on Thursday, August 25, at 6.30pm.

There will also be an illustrated presentation by Dr. Yvonne McEwen from the Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict at the University of Edinburgh.

Her talk will focus on the management of casualty of the battle in which thousands of soldiers were either killed or injured.

Admission to this event is free. 

Event Details


Ballymena Central Library
5 Pat's Brae
BT43 5AX


Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 18:30

Centenary Event

Tickets and further information

Admission free