Votes for Women 100

Saturday 30 June 2018, 11 am to 4 pm,

Bristol MShed, Prince’s Wharf, Wapping Road, Bristol BS1 4RN

Join us to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of votes for women.

This free, drop-in event will include:

  • talks, walks, gallery tours
  • A showing of the film Make More Noise: Suffragettes in Silent Film,
  • a performance of Cicely Hamilton’s 1910 play How the Vote Was Won,
  • craft activities for children,
  • a “meet the experts” stand where you can find out more about researching the suffrage movement,
  • a panel discussion on what the vote has achieved for women and what has yet to be done, with Bristol MP Thangam Debonnaire and other panelists to be announced. Further details to follow.

The West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network has partnered with Bristol MShed, Bristol Libraries, Bristol Outstories, and representatives of the University of the West of England and the University of Bristol to sponsor this event


Professor June Hannam and author Lucienne Boyce will be talking about the suffrage movement

Thursday 15 February 2018, 6pm at the MShed in Bristol

These talks are part of the Regional History Centre UWE ’s research seminar series at MShed.


PRESS FOR PROGRESS  in the City of Bath

Free 90-minute guided walk by the Mayor’s Guides to celebrate International Women’s Day. Hear the stories of Bath’s suffragettes!

8 March 2018 at 14.30

Saturday 24 March 2018at 14.30

Meet outside the entrance to the Roman Baths, Abbey Church Yard