Celebrate women's suffrage with a day of workshops, crafts, stalls and cake in the New Armouries at the Tower of London.
Inspired by the Women's Social and Political Union's (WSPU) Women's Exhibition 1909, experience lots of different activities and learn about the Tower's connection to the fight for equality.
1st floor: Discover the story of fierce females and strong suffrage fighters
Plus stalls from:
Historic Royal Palaces
Discover more about the Tower Suffragette, Leonora Cohen and the Suffragette Princess who resided at Hamtpon Court Palace, Princes Sophia Duleep Singh.
The Royal Armouries
Find out about weapons used by fighting women
WomensWork100 at Imperial War Museum
Visit our stall to recognise and celebrate the working lives of women in the First World War, against the backdrop of the struggle for female suffrage www.1914.org/womenswork100
2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed The Representation of the People Act 1918. This law allowed the first women, and all men, to vote for the first time. Throughout the year we are celebrating this important milestone in the UK’s democratic history
Drop by our stall and find out about our exciting programme of activities and events including:
2nd floor: Workshops (sign-up for timeslots on the day)
Roar at the Tower - confidence coaching workshop with Ali Moore
Join an expert confidence coach and motivational speaker specialising in Women Achieving for a 45 minute workshop exploring the challenges faced by women from the original campaign for the vote, through to our having it all generation and what the future may hold. Along the way there will be lots of hints tips and tools to allow you to be inspired , boost your confidence and of course Find Your Inner Roar! Ali Moore is an accredited Coach, Positive Psychology Therapist and Mindfulness Practitioner. Within her private practise Ali works with clients to enable them to move on from past events and live the life they choose. Ali is also founder of the Women Achieving Community Groups - a place for women of all backgrounds to come together support and share and The Find Your Roar Confidence Workshops for Women and now Ali is bringing Roar to the Tower of London. Read more at - www.bemoore.uk
Learn the skills perfected by the suffragettes
Join artist Jessica Palmer for a drop-in craft workshop inspired by the women's movement www.jessicapalmerart.com
Your wristband also gives you free access to the Tower of London
Please enter the Tower of London via Middle Drawbridge (Group Entrance) to pick up your wristband. Events are suitable for 18+ years.
This event is part of Votes and Voices: Acts of Defiance — see the full events programme here.
Explore the story of Leonora Cohen, The Tower Suffragette in a workshop led by artist, Becci Kenning.
10 March 2018
Discover more about Princess Sophia Singh, the Hampton Court Palace suffragette with adult storyteller, Debbie Guneratne.
01 July 2018