To mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, Votes and Voices: Acts of Defiance will bring to life stories of suffrage across Historic Royal Palaces' sites, through a programme of live interpretation, events and workshops.
Leonora Cohen made history on 1 February 1913 when she threw an iron bar at the Crown Jewels in protest at the Government. She was fighting not only for women's voting rights, but for equal rights for working women across the country.
Discover her story in our film and find out more about our programme of events marking the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 below.
18 May 2018
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.
3 July 2018
Join Anita Anand to discover more about the fascinating princess who lived at Hampton Court Palace and fought for female suffrage.
Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the sell-out exhibition at Kensington Palace featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.
Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.
Explore the story of Leonora Cohen, The Tower Suffragette in a workshop led by artist, Becci Kenning.
10 March 2018
Tower of London
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".