Suffragette cities: events to mark the centenary of voting rights for women

The 100th anniversary of votes for (some) women heralds a year of plays, parades and talks and includes the Museum of London’s suffragette movement exhibition

The 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 is to be marked on 6 February. It was legislation that enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time and paved the way for universal suffrage 10 years later.

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