The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes with Diane Atkinson

Thursday 5 July 2018
18:30 - 20:30
The Reading Room 
The London Library 

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Marking the centenary of female suffrage, Diane Atkinson discusses her definitive history charting women's fight for the vote through the lives of those who took part. 

Diane Atkinson is the author of two illustrated history books, Suffragettes in Pictures and Funny GirlsCartooning for Equality, and three biographies, Love & DirtElsie and Mairi Go to War and The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton. A regular lecturer on the suffragettes at conferences and literary festivals, Diane Atkinson has also appeared on radio programmes including Woman's Hour, and has consulted on numerous television documentaries, as well as, most recently, the film Suffragette, starring Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham-Carter. She lives in London. 

In partnership with the Bloomsbury Institute

18:30 Doors open
19:00 Talk begins
19:50 Q&A
20:30 Event ends

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