Come along to City Library to our next event! Local historian Michael Herbert discusses his new book Up Then Brave Women: Manchester’s Radical Women, 1819-1918.

Leaflet for the Great Suffrage Demonstration, 1908 (GB127.M50/1/11/3)
Leaflet for the Great Suffrage Demonstration, 1908 (GB127.M50/1/11/3)

The book celebrates the involvement of Manchester women in Chartism, trade unionism and the Co-operative movement and also in the long struggle for Votes for Women from 1868 to 1918.

Wednesday 14 November 6-7pm Becker Room, City Library, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD

FREE – no booking required. Just turn up!

Lydia Becker, 1890 (m72283)
Lydia Becker, 1890 (m72283)

The event takes place in City Library’s Becker Room, named after Lydia Becker, a leading Manchester suffragette. Original archives will be on display.