About The Life and Work of Edward Jenner

Composer and Berkeley resident Liz Lane explores the life and work of one of the village’s most famous inhabitants, Edward Jenner, inventor of the smallpox vaccine. 2023 marks the 200th anniversary of the death of this scientific pioneer, whose statue stands at the west end of Gloucester Cathedral. Liz explores Jenner’s legacy, the resonance of his work in recent times, and how local residents have marked this notable anniversary

Supported by Katharine O’Carroll and Robert and Sherill Atkins