In this illustrated talk, Nick Fry will share insights from the world of medieval medicine, using examples from Chester and beyond.

Nick Fry has worked for many years at Chester Cathedral in a variety of roles, including as Visits and Heritage Officer. He is also a Green Badge guide for the City of Chester. As a member of Deva Victrix, Roman reenactors in Chester, he takes a leading role as the Emperor Domitian at the annual Saturnalia Parade as well as at other events across the UK. A  longstanding member of the Chester Mystery Plays’ company, and a current board member, Nick has most recently been seen as Pontius Pilate in the outdoor City Passion on Good Friday, 2022 and in the 2023 Mystery Plays in the Cathedral, appearing as God.

This talk will take place in CRV016 (the Music Room) at the Wheeler Building – all welcome.

Host: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Society (FHMS) Historical Society

Admission is free, but booking encouraged for refreshment and seating purposes. Please contact or call 01244 512126 to confirm your place.

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