Festival to honour wartime heroine

Edith Cavell was shot by a German Firing Squad in 1915
Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad in 1915 Credit: ITV Anglia

A festival celebrating the life of the wartime heroine Edith Cavell is being held in Norfolk this weekend.

She worked as a nurse in the First World War and saved the lives of soldiers from both sides.

The festival will be held in her home village of Swardeston near Norwich

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