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Historical talk, Thu 8 Nov 2018, free entry

Smashing the Glass Slipper - Talk and Debate

Smashing the Glass Slipper - Talk and Debate

Debate and discussion looking at the past women rebels of Chelmsford (including 1840s Women’s Rights activist Anne Knight and suffragette Grace Chappelow) and the present state of equality. Panel includes MP for Chelmsford Vicky Ford.

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Bishop Hall Lane,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM1 1SQ

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A debate and discussion, looking at the past women rebels of Chelmsford and the present state of equality.

Event includes:

Historical talk on Anne Knight and Grace Chappelow from Grace Scott of Chelmsford Museum
Panel debate and discussion.
In 1840 Anne Knight was told she couldn’t speak at an Anti-Slavery convention because she was a woman, after that she started to campaign for Women’s Rights, producing the first documents for women’s suffrage in 1847.

Nearly 70 years later in early 1900’s Grace Chappelow, a suffragette who was based in Chelmsford was involved in raids smashing the windows of Parliament. Eventually imprisoned…

100 years on with much talk in the media of equal pay we will re-examine the story of women’s rights, where are we up to and what action we can practically do now.

Panel members include:

Grace Scott – Chelmsford Museum
Syd Moore –Author - Chair of debate
Julia Jeapes - Cllr
Vicky Ford - MP
Cassara Penman - Poet and Resident of Chelmsford

Children welcome

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Dates Times
Thu 8 Nov 2018 19:30 to 21:00

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Free entry

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Map reference: TL 709076  Lat: 51.74104 Long: 0.47388

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