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Nurse, heroine, icons

The London Adventist Chorale

Mary Seacole's courage and compassion as a nurse provided soldiers with food, nursing care and a morning dispensary during the 19th century Crimean war.

To capture the spirit of Mary, and remind the public of the importance of the nursing profession, a memorial statue is planned for the grounds of St. Thomas's hospital

Silent auction - ENDS FRIDAY 17th JULY 2015!

An online Silent Auction has now gone live and it is all in aid of the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal! Currently there are 32 items on the list including: A very rare 1st edition of Mary Seacole's 1857 autobiography; a July 2015 season Chelsea shirt signed by all the team; and a signed photo of Usain Bolt. The auction ends at 8pm on Friday 17th July 2015! To see the full list of items and to register your bid please visit:

Denise Lewis

The Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal is delighted to announce that Denise Lewis OBE has been appointed as an Ambassador to the charity. Denise, now a broadcaster, won the gold medal in the heptathlon in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.

Cash shortfall threatens to delay autumn unveiling of UK's 'first named black woman' statue

First steps towards installation of Mary Seacole Memorial Statue!

Last Lap Campaign

A warm welcome to our new Trustee Professor Dr Zenobia Nadirshaw and to Jean Gray, our honorary media adviser.

A warm welcome to our 5 new Ambassadors