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The Hard Way: the story of working class suffragette Hannah Mitchell
Wednesday 23 October 2019, 07:30pm - 09:00pm
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The Hard Way tells the story of working class suffragette Hannah Mitchell who grew up in rural poverty in the Derbyshire Peak District. Through sheer determination and strength of character, Hannah went on to become a Manchester city magistrate.

Louise Jordan is a Salisbury based songwriter and performer with 10 years’ experience touring the UK & Europe. She has released 6 recordings gaining national radio play on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show & Radio 4. In 2016 Louise began touring her critically acclaimed one woman show ‘No Petticoats Here’ about extraordinary women of the First World War. Louise has been commissioned by UK Parliament , Dreadnought South West & Groninger Museum and has worked with such organisations as the National Trust and University of Oxford to share her approach to sharing hidden women’s histories through song.

Performance is approx. 70mins, no interval.

Free entry, booking recommended:

Event sponsored by Freeths.

Location Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Mansfield College, Oxford OX1 3TF