Location
Brighthelm Centre
North Road
Brighton
BN1 1YD
Date and time
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
14/03/2015
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Women’s History Festival

Join us for this one-day festival of talks, workshops, guided walks and exhibitions to celebrate women’s lives, struggles and achievements. There will be activities for children throughout the day.

u_48284861_-29 - CopyTHE PROGRAMME (full programme in pdf can be downloaded here)

10am-6pm (Talks start at 10.30am)

TALKS

The African Princess in BrightonBrighton & Hove Black History Project

Women and the Mass Observation Archive – Suzanne Rose

Bad Girls: The Secret History of Women and Sexism – Louise Raw

“Prinny’s” WomenJaki da Costa

Women and the Black Market in Post War BritainTerry McCarthy

Women and the Miners StrikeBev Trouncebarnsley-women-against-pit-closures

 

 

 

GUIDED WALKS

Pankhurst ArrestedThe Suffragettes of Brighton and Hove Karen Antoni

Amazing Women of BrightonLouise Peskett

 

WORKSHOPS

Phenomenal Women: Creative Writing with Evlynn Sharp

Zine Making with Vicky Iglikowsky
Create your own women’s history ‘zine’ with historical materials from the National Archive

EXHIBITIONS

Herstory – An interactive women’s history exhibition by Alice Wroe – with activities suitable for children (click here to find out how Hove Park School will be participating in this exhibition)

100 Years of Women in Policing – Sussex Police

PLUS

Film screenings

Poetry readings

Activities for children and young people throughout the day

Food and drink available in the Brighthelm Cafe

The venue is accessible for prams, buggies and wheelchairs but please email contact@freeuniversitybrighton.org if you have any specific needs on the day.

Booking
If not a FUB member, enter details to book a place and register with FUB

Bookings are closed for this event.