Members of the Museum Collective – a youth group run regularly by Royal Pavilion & Museums – worked with local ceramist Louise Bell to create figurative ceramics based on the theme of heroes and villains. They created these works as … Continued
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
On Wednesday 8 March, people of the world threw their fists in the air for International Women’s Day – a day that has been celebrated since 1909 to commemorate the movement for women’s rights. We couldn’t not have a celebration … Continued
Collection records related to Leisure and Tourism. The images and text in this collection are all available for free re-use by schools.
During our twitter Q&A session with Janita Bagshawe last week, we were asked by @jennylhand, ‘What’s the biggest challenge for (women) leaders in the cultural sector currently?’ It was a reminder that the museum profession has changed enormously since the … Continued
Mary Hare – suffragette “Women don’t count therefore they will not be counted!” with these words scrawled across her 1911 census return Hove resident Mary Hare showed she was a woman prepared to take a stand for her beliefs. An … Continued
This is my last full week as Curator of Photographs for the Royal Pavilion and Museums. As such, it’s great that I can see it out by giving a paper at today’s Picture This conference on the most exciting acquisition … Continued
To coincide with the centenary of International Women’s Day on the 8th of this month, we take a look at one of the movements it honours, the suffragettes. One hundred years ago Brighton’s streets, parks and venues were buzzing with … Continued