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The Women Who Built Bristol

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  • DURATION 60 mins
  • HOW TO ATTEND Attendance is live via Zoom
4.7 out of 5 Average rating

I’ve advocated Mirthy right from day 1... you feel part of this community!

Anna
, reviewed on 04 Jan 2022

Fun, educational & relaxing!

Debbie
, reviewed on 28 Feb 2022

I’m glad I found you. I said this to my wife - without Mirthy, my life would be far less richer than it is now.

Martin
, reviewed on 06 Feb 2022

Event Description

The Women Who Built Bristol project was launched by Jane Duffus in 2018 to mark 100 years since (some) women achieved the vote. Each of the two books contains 250 inspiring women and The Women Who Built Bristol books are bursting compendiums of brilliant women who helped to shape Bristol into the vibrant city it is today. From pin makers to police chiefs, from workhouse inmates to lord mayors, these books show that Bristol was built by women and particularly seeks to celebrate those women whose names have fallen through the cracks of history. Jane says: “While researching these books, I’ve uncovered so many fascinating stories of women’s history that I’m now really pleased to be sharing. While I have my own favourites within the book, I look forward to hearing from readers which of the women strike a chord with them.”

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
Jane Duffus

Meet the Host, Jane Duffus

Jane Duffus qualified as a journalist in 2001 and has worked as a journalist and editor for numerous best-selling national magazines. After moving from London to Bristol, Jane set up the award-winning What The Frock! Comedy project in 2012 to challenge an industry that knowingly overlooks female talent. She is the author of five books, including two in the popular series about The Women Who Built Bristol, although Jane has contributed chapters to several other books.

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