Device is incompatible to play the video
Monday, 10 June 2013, 1:00PM
Museum of London

From Soap Boxes to Tea Sets: How the Suffragette Movement got into People’s Hearts and Homes

Antonia Byatt

The women in the suffrage movement were modern day experts on public campaigning, infiltrating hearts and homes with messages for 'the cause'. Antonia Byatt, who was the first director of The Women's Library, looks at some of the techniques they used to get the women's vote into the public mind. From public marches across the country (with all the associated press coverage) to badges, teacups and cook books, they were highly skilled at taking the campaign into people's everyday lives.

This is second of the Mondays at One series of lectures, From St Paul's Cross to Hyde Park Corner: Public Oratory in London from the Middle Ages to the Present Day. The other lectures in this series are as follows:
The Development of the Early English Newspaper
The Mosley Riots

Free Speech and State Control

antonia-byatt

Antonia Byatt is the director of Literature Strategy at Arts Council England where she has the overview of funding and support for reading and writing. Previously she was director of the Women’s Library, London Metropolitan University, the largest collection of women’s history in the United Kingdom. She was also head of Literature at the South Bank Centre where she programmed major festivals such as Poetry International and a regular series of events, talks and discussions around writing.

Read More
Read Less

Transcript

10 June 2013

From Soap Boxes to Tea Sets: How the Suffragette Movement got into People’s Hearts and Homes
Antonia Byatt

View PDF
Print
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Private Palaces: The Mansions of the Marlboroughs

Professor Simon Thurley CBE
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

The History of Synagogue Music in London

Chazan Eliot Alderman
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Witness Anonymity: "I Want to Look Into The Eyes Of My Son’s Killer And Know His Name"

Professor Leslie Thomas QC
Thursday, 3 June 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Theatres of War: Crusade, Colonialism and Chivalry in the Middle Ages

Nicholas Paul
Thursday, 3 June 2021 - 1:00PM
WATCHED

Caroline Herschel: Discoverer of Comets

Sheila Kanani
Wednesday, 2 June 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

The Astronomer and the Witch: Kepler’s Mother

Ulinka Rublack FBA
Tuesday, 1 June 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Free the Nipple!

Professor Joanna Bourke FBA
Thursday, 12 March 2020 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

The World's First Scientists

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 4:00PM
WATCHED

The World's First University?

Professor Edith Hall
Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

The Greatest Speech Of All Time?

Professor Edith Hall
Friday, 1 March 2019 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

What is Greek Theatre?

Professor Edith Hall
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

Was Sappho Really a Women?

Professor Edith Hall
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 10:00AM