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Dear Friend: Our Mothers and Sisters

Dear Friend: Our Mothers and Sisters

Write a letter to an inspirational woman

2 March 2017

9 June 2016, Dear Friend Backwards in Heels - Women in Politics @ People's History Museum

Time 15:00 - 17:00

Duration 2 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.  Suggested donation £3

2 March 2016, Dear Friend Our Mothers and Sisters @ People's History MuseumWomen from the North West have involved themselves in political struggles for a long time, be that the struggle for suffrage, equal wages, or access to birth control.  This workshop explores the
roles that local women played in the Women’s Liberation Movement (1960s-1980s), the causes that mobilised women across the decades, and the achievements of women such as Lizzie Gent, SuAndi, and Marie Brookfield.

Come to the workshop to discover the newly acquisitioned Feminist Webs Archive, learn more about the popular magazines such as Spare Rib and Scarlet Women,  how youth workers changed the lives of girls and young women for the better, and write a letter to an inspirational woman.

Part of our Never Going Underground season, a year long programme of exhibitions, events and learning programmes exploring the past, present and future of LGBT+ activism.Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights

Part of Wonder Women 2017, Manchester’s annual feminist festival, running 2-12 March 2017.

Suitable for adults and young people

2 March 2016, Dear Friend Our Mothers and Sisters @ People's History MuseumWonder WomenHeritage Lottery Funded





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