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Commemorating Helen Watts, Nottingham’s Famous Suffragette

On 14th December 2018 we will be unveiling a plaque in the Arboretum to commemorate and celebrate the Nottingham suffragette Helen Watts. In March 2016 the Nottingham Women’s History Group planted a juniper tree in the Arboretum with members of … Continue reading

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Debate: ‘This House believes that women’s suffrage was a wasted opportunity’

In association with Nottingham Speakers Corner Trust,  two teams will discuss this motion and the audience are encouraged to have your say too. Booking essential – contact Bromley House Library to book, on: Telephone 0115 9473134 or Email enquiries@bromleyhouse.org

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Talk ‘Words and Deeds: Birmingham Suffragists and Suffragettes 1832 – 1918’

Welcoming guest speaker Nicola Gauld who will be relating the story of the Birmingham suffragists and suffragettes which she has published in a new book from West Midlands History. The discussion will focus on some of the similarities between Birmingham … Continue reading

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Still I Rise Exhibition

Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance is a timely exhibition exploring the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements and alternative forms of living. Coinciding with the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, this major group … Continue reading

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Talk – Women’s Suffrage up to 1928

Val Wood of the Nottingham Women’s History Group considers the impact of the franchise for the women of Nottingham in terms of women’s political representation and suffrage activism in the city from 1918 to 1928.

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