Celebration Day: 14th December

We are delighted to be holding a day of celebration on Friday 14th December to commemorate the first time women were able to vote in a British general election. The day involves a mix of talks, stalls, exhibitions and storytelling. The morning talks are able to booked by any age (aimed at 15+), and the primary storytelling session is able to be booked by Year 4s, 5s and 6s.

Celebration Day Schedule:

10.30 – 11.30 – Formal Opening: Anneliese Dodds, MP for Oxford East & Philippa Bilton, descendant of Emily Davison

11.35 – 12.35 – TalksDr Tom Crook (Senior Lecturer, Brookes History) and Dr Debbie Challis (LSE, Suffragette 18 Project)

12.35 – 1.05pm – Stalls across school site in regions

Procession: of costumed students with banners through school

Election re-enactment: run by Oxford City Council

1.05 – 2.05pm – Marcia Williams, “Women Who Dared” storytelling for Y7s

1.30 – 2.10pm – stalls for primaries (Years 4, 5 and 6)

2.10 – 3pm – Marcia Williams, “Women Who Dared” storytelling for primaries (Years 4, 5 and 6)

Please book for the talks or stalls/storytelling for primaries by emailing info@irisproject.org.uk

 

 

 

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