Retracing the journey of the women’s suffrage pilgrims through Kent in 1913 by Aimee Marshall 1913 saw the great pilgrimage to London involving thousands of women suffragists. Organized by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) as part of their non militant campaign to persuade Britain’s lawmakers to pass legislation to give women the... Continue Reading →

Greenwich Book Fest: SUFFRAGE PLAYS

On Saturday 16 June 2018 a series of suffrage plays will be performed at Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, London SE10 8ES as part of the commemorations of the suffrage centenary. Greenwich100 will be there too, holding two EqualiTeas tea parties, which will be an opportunity to show off the exhibition "Beyond the Suffragettes" and the... Continue Reading →

100 years ago today……

.....the 1918 Representation of the People Act became law. All men and some women gained the right to vote. Greenwich100 is pleased to announce the venues and dates for the "Beyond the Suffragettes" exhibition, which has been put together to celebrate Greenwich's contributions to gender equality from the 1860s to the present VENUE  EXHIBITION ON DISPLAY... Continue Reading →

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