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Warwickshire Women and the Fight for the Vote

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Market Hall Museum, Warwick

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What role did Warwickshire women play in the fight to gain the vote at the beginning of the twentieth century? This talk by Dr Sarah Richardson of Warwick University will uncover some of the fascinating characters and their stories as women struggled against the political establishment to win the argument for female enfranchisement. The women used a wide range of tactics such as boycotting the 1911 census, challenging voter registration, holding bazaars and garden parties, and more militant methods such as mass rallies, stone throwing and defacing works of art. Although the focus of the women’s suffrage movement is often London and on major figures such as Emmeline Pankhurst and Emily Wilding Davison, this talk will demonstrate that it involved ordinary men and women right across the country.


Talk 7pm - 8pm, Museum open until 9pm

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