Monthly Archives: October 2010

Trip to the archive….

Today I went researching at the Feminist Archive South, based in the Special Collections department at Bristol University. Accessing the archive is frustrating compared to when it was stored at Trinity Rd library when you could wander in and be … Continue reading

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Sapphire and Miss. Women’s Liberation 1973

The first Sistershow in March 1973 culminated with a ‘Miss. Women’s Liberation’ competition, an obvious send up of the Miss. World competitions which had been subject to feminist fury in November 1970. The competition is a good example of how … Continue reading

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Feminism in Bristol 1973-1974

Last week we caught up with Helen Taylor, now a distinguished Professor at Exeter University to talk about her memories of Sistershow. Helen was the main fundraiser and ‘producer’ for the first Sistershow event. Helen Taylor in 1973 Here is … Continue reading

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