Snapping the Stiletto: Essex Women’s History Festival

Snapping the Stiletto: Essex Women’s History Festival

Posted on behalf of Snapping the Stiletto

Celebrating Strong Essex Women.

This FREE one-day festival will share inspiring stories of local women from the last hundred years and explore this issues that continue to affect us today. It includes talks, craftivism activities, film screenings and displays.

The day includes presentations from across historians from across Essex, exploring the lives of suffragettes after winning the vote, pioneers in the workplace and modern campaigner. We will be looking at everyday women, as well as those who became well-known, such as the author Margery Allingham and social activist Mary Whitehouse.

There will also be a range of craftivism activities tackling period poverty, body positivity and women's rights.

The festival is a collaboration between the Snapping the Stiletto project and the University of Essex.

PLEASE BE AWARE that the day will be exploring some adult themes and may not be suitable for under 16s.

The event is taking place at the University of Essex Business School. For more information, visit

09 Mar 2019 at 10:00am
until 09 Mar 2019 at 4:00pm
University of Essex (Colchester)

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