Speaker's Corner in Hyde Park

Protest and Power: Women in Hyde Park

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9 March, 11:00am - 12:30pm


Hyde Park


Explore the hidden stories of women in Hyde Park...

Saturday 9 March, 11am - 12:30pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we will be giving a special guided walk of Hyde Park

  • From queens to pickpockets, petticoat duelists to protesters, this historical walk will explore the hidden stories of women in Hyde Park from its inception to the present. 
  • Hear of the infamous pickpocket Jenny Diver who met her untimely end at the Tyburn hanging tree.
  • Come and stand at Speakers' Corner, the site of Women’s Sunday in 1908 and hear the rousing words that suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst said that day. 
  • Learn about the camouflage school used during World War I.
Women's suffrage in Hyde Park
Image: LSE Library, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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