Learning resources | votes for women

Use these resources to find out more about the campaign for women to have the right to vote in Britain.

Brighton National Women’s Social and Political Union banner, 1913 @ People's History Museum
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Listen to the Represent! Podcast

Download and listen to PHM’s podcast series exploring the key stories and objects behind the crowdsourced exhibition Represent! Voices 100 Years which was on show at the museum from 2 June 2018 to 3 February 2019.

Part of PHM’s 2018 programme exploring the past, present and future of representation, marking 100 years since the passing of the Representation of the People Act (1918) and since all men and some women won the right to vote in Britain.

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Free Online Course

Sign up to take part in free online course Beyond the Ballot: Women’s Rights and Suffrage from 1866 to Today.  Explore the campaign for women’s right to vote and its impact on women’s rights and equality to the present day.

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Deeds Not Words

Explore our Key Stage 3 resources to support your learning, Deeds Not Words: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage, 1900-1918


Did you know we offer a Living History workshop The Hard Way Up – A Suffragette’s Story for learning groups?

The Hard Way Up - A Suffragette's Story
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