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Hand Quilt Along: Here Comes the Sun

I could’ve spent yesterday inside, working diligently on quilting this block and finishing it.

But the sun was shining, finally, and the temperature was warm, finally, and it was simply a glorious day, so I did what any sane person would’ve done. 315 more words

Celebrating Hands At Home

Turbulent Londoners: Rosa May Billinghurst, 1875-1953

Turbulent Londoners is a series of posts about radical individuals in London’s history who contributed to the city’s contentious past, with a particular focus of women, whose contribution to history is often overlooked. 1,022 more words


Women's right to vote: Marking 100 years

February the 6th 2018 marked 100 years since some women won the right to vote. I was fortunate to be asked to appear on BBC Breakfast to discuss young women’s participation in democracy and politics. 174 more words


Local Projects Urged to Apply for Centenary Fund

Local and community based projects which mark 100 years of women’s suffrage can apply for funding from the Scottish Government towards their costs.

Some of the money from the £500,000 Centenary Fund has been allocated but the… 152 more words


Women Petitioners and The Parlament of Women

As part of our Women and Parliament blog series to mark the centenary of the first women gaining the vote in 1918, this week we hear from Assistant Editor of the… 958 more words

17th Century History

Vote 100 UK: But When did Other Women Around the World Get the Right to Vote?

It is now fairly well known that some women in Britain won the right to vote 100 years ago, in 1918 (women weren’t given the right to vote on equal terms as men until 1928). 1,313 more words

Women's History

Bringing History to Life

NEWS FLASH: Melinda is the randomly selected winner! Please send your snail mail address to me at edith at edithmaxwell.com. Congratulations!

Edith here, delighted that… 440 more words