Walks in March 2015

 

Wonder Women Festival

Wonder Women Festival

I will doing the following two walk in March as part of the Wonder Women Festival

 

Saturday 7 March 2015 11.30am. “Manchester First in the Fight”: the story of Votes for Women, 1866-1918.

Meeting point: Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester. £7

This walk will tell the story of the campaign for “Votes for Women” in which Manchester played a major role. We will encounter the leading figures of the suffragist and suffragette movement including Lydia Becker, Esther Roper, Eva Gore-Booth, Annie Kenney, Hannah Mitchell and the Pankhurst family.

Advanced booking recommended: redflagwalks@gmail.com

 

bravewomen
Saturday 28 March 2015 11.30am “Up Then Brave Women” the story of Manchester’s radical women. £7

Meeting point: Co-operative Bank, Corporation Street, Manchester

This walk will look at the role of women in Manchester’s radical movements including the Owenite feminists, Socialist women, Mary and Lizzy Burns, women writers on the Manchester Guardian, Mrs Gaskell, the Manchester Society of Women Artists and women councillors.

Advanced booking recommended: redflagwalks@gmail.com