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April 2018

No Man’s Land 

6th April @ 8:00 am - 1st July @ 5:00 pm
Bristol Cathedral, College Green
Bristol, BS1 5TJ United Kingdom
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Free

No Man’s Land offers rarely-seen female perspectives on the First World War, featuring images taken by women who worked as nurses, ambulance drivers, and official photographers, as well as contemporary artists directly inspired by the conflict.

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Bristol Ensemble – Notes for Women

28th April @ 7:30 pm
St George’s, Great George Street
Bristol, BS1 5RR
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£12 - £20

Notes for Women is part of Deeds Not Words, a year-long programme of events to mark 100 years since the first women were given the vote in the UK. A celebration of music by women composers through the ages: bringing to light neglected names from the past and new voices for our time. This concert, the first of a series of three, illustrates the history of women composers before 1800 with a selection of works from the medieval to Baroque periods.…

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May 2018

Entitled: an exhibition of work by women artists

5th May @ 11:30 am - 7th May @ 5:00 pm
Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Rd,
Bristol, BS1 6UX United Kingdom
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Free

Entitled is part of Art within the Cracks of Women’s Lives, a project which explores how women find the time and space for creative practice. Women’s voices are central to the show. We reveal what we create when we find the time, be it in between loading the washing machine, dragging our kids through school, doing our paid work, cleaning our houses, caring for ageing parents or waiting until we find peace in retirement. We discuss inequality in the world…

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June 2018

Future Brunels

23rd June
SS Great Britain

Future Brunels on the 23rd of June is part of Deeds Not Words, a year-long programme of events to mark 100 years since the first women were given the vote in the UK For International Women in Engineering Day, the SS Great Britain education team and the Society of Women Engineers present a hands-on science event and showcase the range of exciting career options available in this field. The SS Great Britain Trust’s Future Brunels programme, launched in 2011, is committed to giving…

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Votes for Women at MShed

30th June @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd
Bristol, BS1 4RN
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An illustration of a woman's head and arms, she is covered in flowers and holds up the number 100

Votes for Women at MShed is part of Deeds Not Words a year-long programme of events to mark 100 years since the first women were given the vote in the UK. Votes for Women 100 at Bristol MShed: this event has been organised by the West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network in partnership with Bristol MShed, Bristol Libraries, the University of Bristol, and the University of the West of England. A one-day event at M Shed exploring Bristol’s…

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July 2018

Women’s Landmarks: A Site Specific & Digital Game

1st July

Women's Landmarks is part of Deeds Not Words, a year-long programme of events to mark 100 years since the first women were given the vote in the UK. A collection of digital site specific games, designed and built by young women in Bristol taking place in July. The games will tell the story of the women’s suffrage movement through interaction with place and history. The project is led by Dr Constance Fleuriot (Women In Games Ambassador) and founder of Bristol Women’s…

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UpFest: Women & Walls

28th July @ 11:00 am - 30th July @ 4:00 pm
Upfest, 198 North Street
Bristol, BS3 1JF
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Free

UpFest: Women & Walls is part of Deeds Not Words , a year-long programme of events to mark 100 years since the first women were given the vote in the UK. Europe’s largest, free, street art & graffiti festival, with over 350 artists painting 35 venues throughout Bedminster & Southville, Bristol from 28th-30th July. Talented artists travel from 40+ countries and across the UK to paint live on 40,000 sq ft of surfaces in front of 50,000 visitors. Upfest has commissioned…

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October 2018

Conversations with Suffragettes

10th October - 16th October

Conversations with Suffragettes is part of Deeds Not Words, a year long programme of events to mark 100 years since the first women were allowed to vote in the UK.  Actors and volunteers dressed as Bristol suffragettes will be out and about  in the city at places such as supermarkets, bus stops, buses,schools and community centres. The Suffragettes will engage people in conversation about the importance of women gaining the vote and why it is important for modern day women…

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