Of Women: In the 21st Century
Christabel Pankhurst: A Biography
3.00pm Tuesday, 18th September 2018
Shami Chakrabarti’s latest book, Of Women, is a powerful, urgent and timely polemic on why women still need equality, and how we get there.
The First Iron Lady: A Life of Caroline of Ansbach
3.00pm Wednesday, 19th September 2018
With her mother Emmeline, Christabel Pankhurst co-led the single-sex Women’s Social and Political Union founded in 1903 and regarded as the most notorious of the groups campaigning for the parliamentary vote for Women. A First Class Honours Graduate in Law, she was determined and charismatic, a captivating speaker who revitalised the women’s suffrage campaign.
3.00pm Wednesday, 26th September 2018
In this talk journalist Matthew Dennison will reverse this neglect, uncovering the complexities of her multifaceted life: an 18th century woman of great political astuteness and ambition, a radical icon of female power.
3.00pm Thursday, 27th September 2018
Salley Vickers, the author of nine highly acclaimed novels, comes to Cumberland Lodge where she is a trustee to talk about her latest book, The Librarian.