Edith Rigby Arrested

Preston Suffragette Walk


Sunday 4th August 2024

2:30 pm till 4:30 pm | Meet centre of Winckley Square Gardens Winckley Square , Preston, England PR1 3JJ

Join Helen Howell to learn more about the Preston Suffragettes and Suffragists. Polite persuasion or bombs? Follow in the footsteps of Preston women fighting for the right to vote and discover their tactics.
Most people have heard of Edith Rigby because her niece Phoebe Hesketh wrote a book ‘ My Aunt Edith’. But many Preston women were as courageous and as brave as her but little is known about them. Find out more about how they played a part in the national campaign to gain equal suffrage.

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Edith Rigby Arrested
Guided Walk

From Prison to Citizenship: For the right to vote

Central Methodist Church Lune Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 2NL

30th July 2024 | 2:00 PM

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