Discover the story of how Leonora Cohen became Leeds’ most prominent suffragette through the action she took as a day visitor to the Tower in 1913. Join Nicola Pullan, Assistant Curator at Leeds Museums and Galleries, for this evening talk on the context and consequence of the “Tower suffragette’s” act of defiance and its place in the fight for female suffrage.
Ticket includes a drink.
This event is suitable for 18+ years.
Leonora Cohen - The Tower Suffragette 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
Celebrate women's suffrage with a day of workshops, crafts, stalls and cake in the New Armouries at the Tower of London.
13 May 2018
Banqueting House, Whitehall, hosts an evening of alt-Cabaret inspired by the outrageous propaganda of the anti-suffragette movement in the lead up to the 1918 Representation of the People Act.
18 May 2018
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".