Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sistershow logo

This is the new Sistershow Revisited logo made by Jan Martin, who will be designing the exhibition catalogue and wall text. Jan has taken the design ideas from the first Sistershow publicity and put her own unique spin on it. … Continue reading

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Bristol Feminism: Past and Present

On Thursday 19 May 2011, 7.30-9pm at the Watershed, we are holding a ‘Bristol Feminism: Past and Present’ discussion in partnership with The Festival of Ideas. Here’s the blurb…. What was it like to be a feminist in seventies Bristol … Continue reading

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Film Showing: Abortion Democracy

On Tuesday May 10th at 7.30pm, we will be showing the documentary Abortion Democracy. The film, made by abortion activist Sarah Diehl, asks why are illegal abortions more accessible in Poland than legal ones in South Africa? It feature explores … Continue reading

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Designing Sistershow

To say that Jackie Thrupp had a flair for design is an understatement. She was responsible for the iconic Sistershow ‘hat’ poster and knew how to present herself, and the group, in a way that would make an unforgettable impact. … Continue reading

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Susan Croft on feminist theatre in the 1970s

In December of last year I met up with Susan Croft, the co-curator of Unfinished Histories, a hugely inspirational project that documents the history of alternative theatre from the 1960s to the 1980s. In the below audio clip Susan talks … Continue reading

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Hidden Herstories film showing at the exhibition

On Wednesday 11th May, we will be showing the film Hidden Herstories. The film profiles the lives of four hugely important – but often forgotten women – Octavia Hill, Amy Ashwood Garvey, Claudia Jones and Jayaben Desai. It offers engaging … Continue reading

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Sunday with Sheila

At the exhibition we will be holding a number of events, workshops and performances about feminism, women’s history, theatre, poetry and music. We are delighted to confirm that Sheila Rowbotham will be speaking at a ‘Sunday with Sheila’ event on … Continue reading

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