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Who were the East End Suffragettes?

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Four Corners

121 Roman Road

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Activists, feminists, socialists, pacifists, dissidents… who were the East End Suffragettes?

Join us on 21 November when we’ll be delving into the extraordinary history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes. Discover how this radical suffragette group fought not only for the right to vote, but also brought about profound social changes for working people in East London.

The event will be introduced by Paul Isolani-Smyth, the great nephew of suffragette photographer Norah Smyth.

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Mary Davis, professor of Labour History at London Metropolitan University and author of Sylvia Pankhurst: A Life in Radical Politics.

Sarah Jackson, co-author with Rosemary Taylor of East London Suffragettes and the co-founder of the East End Women's Museum.

Katherine Connelly, author of Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire

Followed by panel discussion.


This event accompanies Four Corners' exhibition East End Suffragettes: the photographs of Norah Smyth.

The exhibition is part of The Women's Hall project, celebrating the little-known history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes 1914-18, and the centenary of British women first winning the right to vote. Partners are Four Corners, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, East End Women’s Museum and Alternative Arts through Women’s History Month in East London.

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