Croydon Suffrage Movement and the role of women today – 10 November

Everybody welcome

Croydon North Labour Party is hosting

a celebration of Croydon’s suffrage movement

Saturday 10 November. 2.30pm

Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Rd, CR0 1BD

Illustrator, academic and PhD student Mireille Fauchon will talk about Croydon Suffragette Katie Glidden who served time in Holloway Prison

I have been invited to talk about the Croydon suffragette movement.

Cllr Hamida Ali will chair a panel discussion on the role of women today

Suffragette – the Film will be shown at 5pm

Afternoon session (inc. refreshments): £5. Concessions £3

Film: suggested donation £3

For more information or to book tickets:


or pay cash or cheque on door

Flier can be downloaded here:

Suffrage A4

My introduction to the movement in January can be read here:




About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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