Walk for Women - 100 years of Ulster Suffrage

Source : Walk for Women
Published on 25 June 2013 11:00 AM

Walk for Women - 100 years of Ulster Suffrage

100 years ago in 1913, 50,000 women from all across Britain walked to London and converged in Hyde Park. In Ulster suffragettes held large open air meetings in the Ormeau Park.

They were making a powerful statement to government that women wanted the vote. They took action; they made a positive change.

This summer in 2013, let’s remember those women, and all the women who fought to give us all a voice. Let’s walk, let’s dream, let's celebrate!

Walk for Women

Saturday 3 August 12pm-3pm - Ormeau Park Belfast

This was the site of may open air meetings held by Ulster suffragettes in 1913.

There will be three walks around the park depending on fitness levels and transport for women from around the city to the park. There will be short speeches, music, and some suffragette poetry.

Around the park there will be facts and pics of local suffragettes, activities for kids and face painting, and marquees in case of rain!

For more information visit opens link in new window www.walkforwomen.co.uk

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