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Suffrage Stories: London Women Who Fought for the Vote with Elizabeth Crawf...

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Kensington Central Library

Lecture theatre - back of library

(Off from Campden Hill Road)

12 Phillimore Walk W8 7RX

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Elizabeth Crawford presents a short history of the women’s suffrage movement, highlighting the role of Millicent Fawcett and Kate Frye, who have a very particular link to Kensington.

Sonia Lambert will read extracts from two Suffragette autobiographies and show the way these have influenced her own writing.




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Elizabeth Crawford is the author of, among other works, The Women’s Suffrage Movement: a reference guide 1866-1928, Enterprising Women: the Garretts and their circle, Campaigning for the Vote: Kate Parry Frye’s suffrage diary (Francis Boutle), and The Great War: The People's Story - Kate Parry Frye: The Long Life of an Edwardian Actress and Suffragette (an ebook). She is the owner of Women and Her Sphere, a business in selling antiquarian books, postcards, pamphlets and ephemera by and about women. Check her website womanandhersphere.com

Sonia Lambert is a writer and teacher with an interest in historical fiction. Her novel Three Mothers was published in 2006. She has also written for BBC Radio 4 and the Guardian newspaper. She teaches creative writing at Goldsmiths College, where she is working toward a PhD.

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12 Phillimore Walk W8 7RX

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