Getting Our Voices Heard

Secret City Arts’ apprentices at Rookery Primary School have been exploring how women campaigned for the right to vote over a hundred years ago – and how WE can get our voices heard today. How do YOU speak out for your beliefs?

Watch this space for more. In the meantime, here are some images from our project…

Would you support peaceful means of protest, such as chalking messages on the pavement?

Some campaigners supported stronger action, ‘Deeds not words’

Do you agree with what this banner says?

 

Some campaigners for women’s right to vote got arrested and jailed. Some went on hunger strike in protest, and were brutally force-fed

One clear message chalked on the pavement!