St George's Hall
14 September 2019

Suffragettes and pioneering Bradford lasses are in the spotlight as St George’s Hall, Bradford, takes part in the 2019 National Heritage Open Days - England’s largest festival of history and culture.

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St George's Hall

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An open day exploring the rich history of suffragette activity at St George’s Hall - and another chance to view the newly refurbished hall.

A celebration of the history of women’s rights protest at St George’s Hall – the demonstrations led by Emmeline and Adela Pankhurst; the suffragettes who interrupted the speeches of Prime Minister Asquith and Winston Churchill; the stories of Bradford suffragettes active in protest plus other pioneering local lasses who changed the world.

Timed talks are planned for 11am and 1.30pm and visitors are welcome to view the site and take part in activities throughout the day.

o 11am Suffragette tour around the site led by Helen Broadhead (approx 1.5hrs) - booking required
o 1.30pm Talk on Pioneering Bradford Lasses on the stage  (approx 1hr) - booking required
o Exhibition of local suffragette activity from Bradford Museums Collections
o View documents from West Yorkshire Archive Service and Bradford Museums 
o Singing by the local community choir 
o Opportunity to enjoy a dress up/selfie activity


Free event (talk must be prebooked)

Please note that all discounts are subject to availability. T&C’s apply.

To book a lounge or box, wheelchair position, or for an access assisted performance (captioned, audio described, signed) where applicable, please contact the box office on 01274 432000.

For groups of 20+ please contact 01274 437788. Maximum of 10 tickets for this event can be booked online.

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