Esme set to perform century-old suffragette play

Hastings performer Esme Needham will be performing a one-woman show at Hastings Arts Forum this weekend as part of ongoing celebrations marking the 100 year anniversary of women being given the right to vote. The play How the Vote Was Won will start at 6pm on Sunday evening and is a free performance of the 109-year-old play […]

Seafront march celebrates 100th anniversary of votes for women

More than 300 women dressed as suffragists or suffragettes, carrying dramatic banners, placards and posters, all of which had been created by local women, marched along Hastings seafront last Saturday writes Ann Kramer. The purpose of this colourful spectacle was to celebrate the 100 year  anniversary of British women winning the vote, after a long and […]