Suffragette Sash Making Parties!

UnknownPurple symbolised dignity

White represented purity

Green indicated hope

The colours of a suffragette’s sash and rosette were significant.

Come make sashes with us in one of a series of parties in the run up to International Women’s Day 2014.

Thursday 6 March 2014           The Mill, 7-11 Coppermill Lane, 7-9pm

Friday 7 March 2014                 The Limes, Somers Road, For Children 0-5 and their adults, 10:30-12:30pm

Friday 7 March 2014                 Vestry House Museum, 7-pm, Galleries Open Late

Join in the Suffragette March on International Women’s Day

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Check out some links to learn more about the movement.

http://londonist.com/2013/06/london-suffragette-city.php

http://www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/transformingsociety/electionsvoting/womenvote/overview/earlysuffragist/

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-womens-blog-with-jane-martinson/2013/jul/11/join-great-suffrage-pilgrimage

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/Resources/learning/13_14_brochures/KS3_KS4/KS3_KS4_Suffragette_atyourschool_resources_1112.pdf

http://www.vads.ac.uk/collections/WLS.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffragette

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