The ‘Cinderella Service’: Photographs of the Women’s Land Army

Two young women pace across a newly-ploughed field, buckets in hands, hair blowing in the wind. One has a potato in their left hand; both of their faces are slightly blurred, but they seem to be smiling wistfully, caught up … Continued

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

‘Hope Welcomes All Who Enter Here’: the Royal Pavilion’s workshop for First World War amputees

The 7th July 2016 marked the centenary Queen Mary’s Workshop on the East Lawn in the Royal Pavilion Garden. During the years 1916 to 1920, the Royal Pavilion was transformed into the Pavilion Military Hospital for Limbless soldiers, which included … Continued

Remembering the Battle of Boar’s Head

On Thursday 30 June, our Museum Lab in Brighton Museum will host a Discovery Day on the Battle of Boar’s Head. As the UK prepares to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, historian and museum Visitor Services … Continued



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