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100 Pioneering Women of Sussex

In 2020 we published a series of blog posts celebrating the achievement of 100 pioneering women in Sussex. 100 Pioneering Women of Sussex Written to accompany our Anita Corbin: 100 First Women Portraits exhibition in Brighton Museum, we’ve focused on … Continued

Minnie Turner outside Sea View boarding house

Celebrating 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, 1918-2018

Do You Vote? Their Fight Our Future On the 6 February 1918, eight million women, out of an electorate of twenty one, were given the opportunity to vote. Only women over the age of 30 with educational & property qualifications … Continued

Women’s Fashion in the 1920s

Women’s fashion changed so significantly in the 1920s because of the social and political changes that occured in this exuberant decade. Social Life and the Arts After the horrors of the First World War, when thousands of young men died fighting in the trenches, … Continued