November 2017

Votes for Women! Art, Suffragettes and Female Politicians

Welcome to North London DFAS
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30
Kenwood House
Hampstead Lane London NW3 7JR

This lecture will mark the centennary of women first getting the vote which falls in 2018.

It will explore the story of the suffragettes through portrayals in art and in their own artistic productions and will look at how contemporary artists choose to portray female politicians in our own time.


Dr Caroline Shenton

Caroline is an archivist, historian and author. She was formerly Director of the Parliamentary Archives at Westminster and a senior archivist at The National Archives at Kew. She is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Royal Historical Society and has appeared on national TV and radio and reviews books for The Spectator. Her first popular history book, The Day Parliament Burned Down, won the Political Book of the Year Award in 2013.