Sadly due to unforeseen circumstances we have to postpone our screening scheduled to take place in the Library of Birmingham on March 20. We are hoping to re-arrange the event for later in the year so do please get in touch if you are interested in seeing the film.
We are holding a special screening of Fight for the Right for schools in the Library of Birmingham on March 20th at 11am.
In addition to the screening pupils will have the opportunity to view the archive material that provided inspiration for the film, engage in a debate with the film makers, archive curators and outreach officers from Parliamentary Outreach, and meet other pupils from across Birmingham. This is a great opportunity for your pupils to engage with local women’s history and the wider debates around politics and voting today.
9.30-10.45am archive material available to view in the Heritage Learning Room, 4th Floor (please book a 15 minute slot in advance)
11am-12pm film screening and debate
12-12.30pm last chance to view archive material and networking
Please could you confirm your attendance at this event and book an archive viewing slot please contact us through Facebook www.facebook.com/BirminghamSuffragettesFilm or email@example.com
Last week we held the first public screening of our film ‘Fight for the Right’ at the Library of Birmingham.
Although the screening represented the end of the project the enthusiastic feedback that we’ve received means that we’re now looking to screen the film again, in Birmingham and outside, and there is much more research to be done on the Birmingham suffrage campaign – so watch this space!
We have now allocated all 292 tickets for our screening on Friday at the Library of Birmingham! We are now planning further screenings so watch this space for updates or follow us on Twitter @suffragettes12.
Our screening will take place in little over a week and we can’t wait! There are some tickets left if you would like to come. See this link for more information:
You can now sign up to our screening via Facebook, just click on the link below!
We’re now approaching our first public screening of the film ‘Fight for the Right’ which will be shown at the new Library of Birmingham as part of the Discovery Season. I recently wrote the evaluation report for the project and wanted to share some of it here. If anyone is interested in reading the whole report then do please get in touch.
Fight for the Right: the Birmingham Suffragettes was an opportunity for young women living in Birmingham to explore the activities of both sides of the suffrage campaign, militant and non-militant, in Birmingham in the early 20th century. Female students aged 12-15 from two local schools, Kings Norton Girls’andWaverley, investigated social and political change by exploring different ways of campaigning and protesting by women who wanted to gain the vote. The young women involved in the project believe that the Birmingham suffragettes are an…
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Here’s another taster of our film ‘Fight for the Right’!
Do get in touch if you would like to come and see the film at the Library of Birmingham on November 1st 6-8pm.