Edith Rigby arrest

Edith Rigby Illustrated Talk


Sunday 12th September 2021

1:45 pm till 2:45 pm | Winckley Square Gardens Winckley Square Preston PR1

Learn more about Preston’s most famous suffragette through this illustrated talk.

About this event

Edith Rigby Talk – join Peter Wilkinson who will be giving an illustrated pop-up presentation on the life of Edith Rigby, Preston’s most famous suffragette. Learn about how her early life, living in the poorer part of Preston, influenced her to fight for the rights of women and improved conditions for factory workers. Frequently thrown into prison and force-fed on hunger strike.

You will be seated in a gazebo. Ideal for those who cannot make the walk on Saturday.

Refreshments are included in the price of the ticket.

To keep everyone safe we ask that all participants have received both vaccinations.

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