Author Archives: Sue McCarthy

“Wildlife” along the River Lea

A version of this post first appeared on the Footprints of London blog.   Section 13 of The Capital Ring between Stoke Newington and Hackney Wick may be one of the shortest but it is certainly richly varied. Most of the … Continue reading

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New walks added….

  We have added some new dates for walks over the coming weeks and put up a list of the women focussed walks that we offer.

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Sylvia and Winston

I was recently fortunate enough to see ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company’s production of SYLVIA at The Old Vic.  Maria Omakinwa, who  had stepped into the title role of suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst at very short notice,  put up a great … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Born on this day 1847 to a family of extraordinary women.

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Sylvia Pankhurst – Everything is possible

Excellent evening recently at WORLDwrite in #Hackney to see a screening of their Sylvia Pankhurst documentary.  You can see a clip here: Source: Sylvia Pankhurst – Everything is possible

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Votes for (some) women!

One hundred years ago today, on 6th February 1918,  the Representation of the the People Act 1918 received Royal Assent and passed into law. Continue reading

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands by Alec Peever 2001 This sculpture of clasped hands on Three Mills Green by Alec Peever,  commemorates four tragic deaths in an industrial accident one hundred and sixteen years ago today.  On 12th July 1901 three workmen and … Continue reading

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