In light of the recent centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which granted all property-owning British women over 30 the right to vote for the first time, we have been looking into our links with the women’s suffrage movement. Given Conway Hall’s long history of association with London’s most radical…
Artist Liliane Lijn will give a lecture on her artistic practice as part of South London Women Artists’ yearly lecture series that highlights and celebrates women artists of importance.
Every week, two women in Britain are killed by their partners or ex-partners. And yet, funding to women’s shelters and services is under severe threat. Join Bridget Christie, Nimko Ali, Suzanne Moore, Jenny Landreth, Zoe Margolis, Martin Robbins, Isabel Adomakoh Young and the London Refugee Women’s Forum for an evening in aid of the Hackney-based women’s charity Nia.
A rehearsed reading of How The Vote Was Won, a short comic play written by Cicily Hamilton and Christopher St John to campaign for suffrage. This event is one of many taking place across the four-day Bloomsbury Festival.
An evening workshop to discuss the funding crisis amongst groups that work with and for women in STEM and to devise a practical plan to financially support the essential work being done by grassroots and industry-focused groups.