International Ireland Scotland and Britain Seminar

‘A Celebration of 100 years of Women’s Suffrage in the UK’
Saturday 22nd September 2018

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BFWG is honoured to host the inaugural meeting of the English speaking subgroup of UWE:
Graduate Women International Ireland Scotland and Britain (GWISB)
Patrice Wellesley-Cole, President of BFWG invites you to a seminar:
‘A Celebration of 100 years of Women’s Suffrage in the UK’
(—-and 90 years of all women getting the vote)
On: Saturday 22nd September 2018
Venue: Chancellors Hotel Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6NN
0161 9077414
Registration: 10.30 Tea, Coffee & Biscuits
Chairman: Jenny Morley, Coordinator of European Relations
11.00-12.00 Lyndsey Jenkins, BA, MA, MSc
Biographer, writer & historian, D Phil student at Wolfson College. Oxford
‘Votes for Women’,
Radical cause and rallying cry: histories of the British Women’s Suffrage campaign
There will be an opportunity for questions and reflective discussion after the presentation.
12.00-13.00 Carrie de Silva MA, LLB
Principal Lecturer at Harper Adams University, VP (BFWG)
‘People & Property’: the extraordinary career of the first woman chartered surveyor
There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion after the presentation.
13.00-14.30 Buffet Lunch and networking in Conservatory Lounge
14.30-15.30 speaker TBC
15.30-16.00 Future plans: Chaired by Aisha Alshawaf, VP of UWE
Discussion of frequency, topics and next venues for GWISB meetings
16.00 Tea, Coffee & refreshments
*Optional: Evening meal at Carriage Restaurant (Chancellors)
19.00-22.00 Chef’s choice of three course set menu (wine not included)
*For Members and guests staying overnight there is a further option of a Sunday morning
visit to Pankhurst Centre (details TBC)
(A donation will be made to the Centre depending on the number of participants)
A special rate of £74.95 pp B&B (single occupancy) has been agreed, subject to
availability. Please contact the hotel directly for details and to book quoting ref (213525)

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