Alice Hawkins – Suffragette
  • Edinburgh Fringe

With a statue of Alice unveiled earlier this centenary year and her very own suffragette memorabilia currently on loan to the UK Parliament as a star feature in the summer Voice and Vote exhibition, her great-grandson Peter Barratt gives a stirring and passionate account of Alice's suffrage campaign over a 100 years ago. A shoe machinist by trade, lifelong socialist and mother of six Alice formed her local suffragette branch with the help and support of the Pankhurst family. Sister suffragette, Ruth Pownall, adds theatre to an unmissable spoken word show in this special year.