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.
10am-6pm (Talks start at 10.30am)
The African Princess in Brighton – Brighton & 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” Women – Jaki da Costa
Women and the Black Market in Post War Britain – Terry McCarthy
Women and the Miners Strike – Bev Trounce
The Suffragettes of Brighton and Hove – Karen Antoni
Amazing Women of Brighton – Louise Peskett
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any specific needs on the day.
Bookings are closed for this event.