Printed Matter Bookshop, 185 Queen’s Road, Hastings
A new political bookshop has opened in my home town: where better to talk about the ultimate Edwardian female activists? Join me for a free talk on the surprising (and shocking) intersection of women, birds, hats – and votes.
Bird Fair, Rutland Water Nature Reserve, Leicestershire
You might know your birds – but do you know the extraordinary story behind the RSPB? Introducing Etta, Eliza, Emily and Winifred: the four angry Victorian women protesting against ‘murderous millinery’. They took their ‘feather fight’ all the way up to Parliament – and won. Join me at the Glastonbury of the Birding world for the women’s story.
I’ve written a book about female activism from the desk of a
Monday, 14 May, 2018 / 6.30pm
East Grinstead Bookshop, Sussex
Every writer loves a great bookshop, so I’m thrilled to be talking at this contender for the British Book Awards Independent Bookshop of the Year, 2018. I look forward to seeing old faces and new over a glass of wine.