Monument masterclass celebrating the Centenary of the Representation of the People Act

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In April 1913 two suffragettes climbed to the top of the Monument to the Great Fire of London, tied on a WSPU (Women’s Social and Political Union) flag and showered ‘Votes for Women’ flyers on to the crowds below. Head there after-hours and climb the 311 steps to the top to hear Dr Helen Pankhurst, the great- granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst, who founded the WSPU, and historian Dr Matt Green discuss this Monument-al moment. Find out more here



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