Our exhibition is back

After the success at Walthamstow Garden Party, we’re delighted to announce that our women activists of East London exhibition is back for a second run, this time at Gnome House¬†in Walthamstow. The exhibition celebrates 150 years of women-led activism, and features photography from award winning photographer, Elizabeth Dalziel. Featuring 16 individual stories, it portrays women […]

Exhibition opens this weekend

Our exhibition celebrating 150 years of women-led activism in East London, opens this weekend at the Walthamstow Garden Party, a free festival run by the Barbican. It features 16 inspiring stories, and portraits from award winning photographer, Elizabeth Dalziel. The exhibition shows women in a way rarely seen in traditional media – powerful, determined and […]

Women and wikipedia-athon

The gender bias on Wikipedia is well documented. The fact there are so many more entries about men may be to do with only around 10% of Wikipedia editors being women. In addition, when women are written about the content can be reductive and patronising, as this Buzzfeed article illustrates beautifully. To address this imbalance […]

Craftivism: come make a mini protest banner

Craft and protest have been long linked. From the beautifully embroidered suffragette and trade union banners, to the provocative¬†Craftivist Collective. And it’s something that women have always been at the centre of. On Saturday 2nd April we’ll be at The Mill in Walthamstow getting people to make a mini protest banner, inspired by the stories […]