Today marks 100 years since women first voted in a UK general election. To celebrate, a statue of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst was unveiled in St Peter's Square, Manchester.
Today marks exactly 100 years since some women first won the vote, with 8.5 million women eligible. Caroline Lindsay finds out more about the Suffragettes’ epic struggle for equality.
WOMEN voted in parliamentary elections for the first time on this corresponding Saturday a century ago. The General Election of 14 December 1918 was the culmination of a 50-year struggle to win the vote – a campaign remembered today by streets in Perth and Dundee named after the militant suffragette Ethel Moorhead.
Councillors have voted to name a new Dundee street after suffragette Ethel Moorhead rather than former Prime Minister John Russell.
With creativity flowing through her entire being, artist and storyteller Lizzie McDougall loves nothing more than working on art projects that connect people to traditional stories and nature. Her latest project is a beautiful banner called Am Bhata, the Sistership Banner.
It might well have been one of the earliest examples of ‘fake news’ — the day a ‘traitor in the camp’ exposed a secret Dundee suffragettes' bomb plot.
Actors from Perth Drama Club are to perform the premiere of a play about four suffragette hunger strikers.