Women of Kingston

Suffragettes in Kingston behind the International Women's Day logo

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. To celebrate International Women's Day 2021 we have curated a virtual exhibiton showing 100 years of Kingston Upon Thames as portrayed by women artists in the collection at Kingston Heritage Service.

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Women in the collection

Click on the tiles below to learn about the histories of some of the amazing women featured in the collections held by Kingston Heritage Service. 

Other ways to get invovled with Women's History Month

For Women's History Month, join Kingston Libraries for a movie night were we they will watch an react to the documentary Becoming, directed by Nadia Hallgren, adapted from Michelle Obama's book.

Date: 25 March

Time: 18:30 - 20:30

Register for the event and more information.

On the day of the Watch Party, Kingston Libraries will post a link for you to join. This link will automatically redirect you to the Netflix website. Then you'll be able to watch the movie and chat with us while it's playing!