Latest News……The date of the Votes for Women event at the MSHED has been changed from Sat 19th May to Sat 30th June 2018

Welcome to The West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network.  The Network was set up to encourage research and interest in women’s and gender history both among academics and the wider community.  We hold events, including an annual conference,  workshops, film showings and visits to archives throughout the  year in different venues  around the region.

What's on 2017-18

2018 Annual Conference: Women’s Networks

Saturday 7 July, 2018 at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Queen’s Square, Bath

The theme will be Women’s Networks If you are interested in speaking at the conference please look at our call for papers. The deadline is 28th Feb 2018

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Votes For Women 100

Saturday 30 June 2018, 11 am to 4 pm.
Join us at Mshed to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of votes for women. The day will include talks, walks, gallery tours, film, performance, craft activities, a chance to “meet the experts” and find out about researching the suffrage movement, and much more!

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Other Events

  • Thursday 15 February 2018, 6pm: Professor June Hannam and author Lucienne Boyce will be talking about the suffrage movement
  •  Bath Suffragette walks to celebrate International Women’s day led by the Mayor’s Guides: 8th March and Sat 24th March 2018

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