Suffragettes of Westminster Walk
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Join us as we traverse the historic streets of Westminster, embarking on a captivating journey through time that’s steeped in the defiant spirit of the Suffragettes. Their legacy echoes through these grand structures, telling tales of ‘Deeds, not Words.’
Get to know Millicent Fawcett a little better, with a stirring story of the pre-WSPU campaign for women’s suffrage, serving as a powerful testament to the courage of the early activists.
Discover the compelling chronology of the Suffragette movement here, from its inception to its explosive impacts. Learn how the militant actions of the Suffragettes influenced the NUWSS’s membership, fostering both public admiration and private discord. Witness the remnants of the historic Women’s March and its lasting impact.
Hear about the life of Emmeline Pankhurst and her pivotal role in the fight for women’s suffrage, the statue serves as a beacon of hope and resilience. We’ll also delve into the unique roles of Christobel and Sylvia Pankhurst, Emmeline’s daughters, in shaping the movement.
Journey to the powerful Suffragette Memorial Sculpture. This evocative work illustrates the immense sacrifices made by the Suffragettes, capturing their commitment to their cause in stone, and reminding us that their fight extended far beyond militancy.
Discover a pivotal meeting point for the Suffragettes. From planning protests to organizing peaceful fairs, this location was an epicentre of the Suffragette movement. Explore the significance of this venue in advancing their cause and their ingenious ways of gaining public attention.
Discover the horrifying stories of police brutality against the Suffragettes in 1910, and understand the true meaning of their courage and resilience.
Hear about the ‘Right to Serve’ march of 1915 standing where it took place. Hear tales of past Prime Ministers who opposed women’s suffrage and the strenuous debates over which women should be granted the vote in 1918. This location weaves the threads of our journey together, reminding us of the indomitable spirit of the Suffragettes and their profound impact on history.
Join us on this evocative walking tour, and follow in the footsteps of the brave women who fought for their rights and forever changed the lives of so many in Britain.