Work in progress & upcoming talks

Annie_Kenney_and_Christabel_Pankhurst

Annie Kenney & Christabel Pankhurst

I’ve been busy over the last 12 months researching and writing a book on the Birmingham suffrage campaign which will be published later this year by History West Midlands. There will also be an accompanying drama-documentary film, produced by ICE Productions. Details of the launch event to follow but in the meantime I will be speaking about votes for women on:

27 March, ”By Fire and Paint!’ The Birmingham Suffrage Story’, 7pm, Gunmakers Arms. Tickets here.

30 June, ‘The Suffragette Movement in Birmingham’, Eminent Women study day, Birmingham & Midland Institute

12 August, ”By Fire and Paint!’ The Birmingham Suffrage Story’, 4pm, Gunmakers Arms, part of Core Collectives Summer Festival

31 August-1 September, ‘The Suffragette Movement in Birmingham’, Women’s History Network Annual Conference, University of Portsmouth. Full programme available here: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/

8 September, Birmingham Heritage Week city centre suffrage walk, details to follow, http://birminghamheritageweek.co.uk/

11 September, ‘The Suffragette Movement in Birmingham’, 7pm, Harborne WI, Moor Pool Hall

30 October, ”By Fire and Paint!’ The Birmingham Suffrage Story’, 7pm, St Editha’s Church, Tamworth (part of Tamworth Literary Festival)

17 November, ‘The Suffragette Movement in Birmingham’, Council House, Birmingham, 10am, visit https://www.birminghamcivicsociety.org.uk/ for tickets

24 November, screening of the drama-documentary film, Birmingham History Day, University of Birmingham

29 November, ‘The Suffragette Movement in Birmingham’, 6.30pm, Centre for West Midlands History, University of Birmingham

Do please get in touch for more information.

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