Most women in the past had few choices about life and marriage partners. Usually, they found themselves ‘owned’ by, or dependent on, a man; father, husband, brother, guardian. This is the story of the slow journey to equality and the drastic and novel solutions along the way. It also applauds the remarkable strength and resilience of women in a society whose attitudes and laws were weighed against them.
- Duration: 45 mins
- Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
- Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 45
Meet the Host, Sun Jester
Graham, Towse and Bronwen Harrison have presented a variety of informal talks and musical entertainments for adult groups since 2014. Offering a wide range of topics, their aim is to enlighten, divert and amuse. For over 25 years, Sun Jester have worked in the education, heritage and entertainment sectors with many and varied organisations such as English Heritage, National Trust and prominent heritage sites and museums. Graham has a passion for military and social history, Towse is a historian and museum professional; both are archaeology enthusiasts while Bronwen is a professional musician and vocalist.
Preparing for the Event
For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).
We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!