Special Event

Hannah Snell, The Female Soldier, 1750

York Army Museum, York
6 October 2023

Discover the amazing life of soldier Hannah Snell, who disguised herself as 'James Grey'. This solo performance by Georgina Lock brings Hannah's story alive.

Georgina Lock is a scriptwriter, film-maker, actress and independent scholar of theatre history, based in Suffolk and Spain.

Georgina writes and performs solo shows about historical women who overcame restrictions of gender to control their own destinies: under-represented heroines, who made a difference to the lives of others.

Georgina will be performaing her solo show as Hannah Snell, who disguised herself as a marine, fought in India and survived to perform on the London Stage.

"A riveting performance. Our members were enthralled." Sue Ollier, Secretary of Richard III Society

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York Army Museum

3 Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9SB
01904 461010

Opening times

Opening hours are as follows:

10:00-17:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

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