Tag Archives: Women

Some of my 2018 highlights

At this time of year our thoughts often turn back to the events of the last 12 months. So I wanted to write a blog to celebrate some of my key events of 2018. One of the big events for … Continue reading

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Processions: Join us on Sunday!

You may have heard about Processions. This event celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage will take place on 10 June. Processions is a mass participation artwork for women and girls (anyone who identifies as a woman or non-binary). You can sign … Continue reading

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We are looking for participants for Their Work Is Not Forgotten: Celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage

Museums & Galleries Edinburgh are developing an exhibition exploring the 2018 centenary of the Representation of the People Act and of women gaining the right to vote. This will go on display in the Museum of Edinburgh in June and … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: The campaign for women’s suffrage in Edinburgh

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day and the theme for 2017 is ‘be bold for change’, so I thought I would dip into history to share some stories of women working for change! Until 1918 women in the UK did not … Continue reading

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New exhibitions at the Museum of Edinburgh

Two new exhibitions opened today at the Museum of Edinburgh. ‘Speaking Out: Recalling Women’s Aid in Scotland’, explores 40 years of Scottish Women’s Aid with objects, oral history and film.  One particularly poignant object is the handbag in the photograph above. One woman … Continue reading

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Speaking Out

2016 marks 40 years since the founding of Scottish Women’s Aid. To mark this anniversary a special project- Speaking Out– has been developed to explore the history of the organisation. A part of this project will be an exhibition at the … Continue reading

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