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.
Plus stalls from:
Historic Royal Palaces
Discover more about the Tower Suffragette, Leonora Cohen and the Suffragette Princess who resided at Hampton Court Palace, Princess 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.
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:
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.
Learn the skills perfected by the suffragettes.
Join artist Jessica Palmer for a drop-in craft workshop inspired by the women's movement.
Your wristband also gives you free access to the Tower of London.
Please enter the Tower of London via Middle Drawbridge to pick up your wristband. Events are suitable for 18+ years.
This event is suitable for those aged 16 years and over. There may be some adult content at the event so those under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Each individual must purchase an event ticket.
This event is part of Votes and Voices: Acts of Defiance — see the full events programme here.
Discover more about Princess Sophia Singh, the Hampton Court Palace suffragette with adult storyteller, Debbie Guneratne.
01 July 2018
Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones that are still used in royal ceremonies today which reside at the Tower of London.
Allow one hour
The Royal Mint Remembrance Day 2017 brilliant uncirculated poppy commemorative coin is the first official coin minted by the Royal Mint to commemorate Armistice Day. The design, by Stephen Taylor, features red Flanders poppies, the longstanding symbol of remembrance and the inscription "Silence Speaks When Words Can Not".