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.

Latest News…. 

Two new exhibitions on women in World War One in Bath and Bridport  read more,…..

The Votes for Women event at the MSHED was held on Sat 30th June 2018. Information about the exhibition and how you can borrow the banners for your institution can be accessed here

Pic: Dawn Dyer of Bristol Libraries with the Votes for Women 100 banners.
[Picture credit: Tim Browning]Credit

What's on 2018-19

2018 Annual Conference: Women’s Networks

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

The theme is Women’s Networks 

Please see Programme and booking details

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Votes For Women 100

Saturday 30 June 2018, 10. am to 4.30 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

This autumn there are two exhibitions of Women’s Work in World War One which feature research by our committee members: June Hannam  in Bath and Karen Hunt in Bridport……read more