This exhibition tells the story of one extraordinary night, Sunday 2 April 1911
24 February 2014 — 27 April 2014
Cost In order to keep our exhibitions programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation
Following demands from the Liberal government for every household to comply with its census requirements, suffragette organisations urged women, all still voteless, to boycott.
Many did. Some wrote ‘Votes for Women’ boldly across their census forms. Others hid in darkened houses or, in the case of Emily Wilding Davison, in a cupboard within the Houses of Parliament. Part of Manchester Histories Festival and Wonder Women Radical Manchester.
This exhibition has been generously supported by The Lipman-Miliband Trust.
Suitable for all ages
Sent out approximately every two months.