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Bourne Hall - Suffragettes 8th December 2018

16 November 2018 (by admin (admin))

Discover what it was like to be a suffragette.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary  of the first election when both men and women could vote together you can  discover what it was like to be a   suffragette and decide if you wish to join her fight to get the vote for women. Listen to her arguments and learn why some women at the beginning of the twentieth century were driven to drastic measures to get their voices heard by the Establishment. Understand the different methods used by these pioneering ladies, from peaceful protest to more militant tactics

Discover how the determination and bravery of the Suffragettes changed the way our country is today and learn how Epsom was thrust into the national headlines by the death of Emily Davison at the Derby in June 1913.