Thursday 14 June 2018

Suffrage exhibition launch & conference: PRONI, 2 July

To mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, PRONI will be launching a new exhibition – Voices and Votes: Suffrage and Representation of the People, 1832–1928 – on Monday 2 July at 10am. It explores the journey from reform of the 40-shilling franchise to universal suffrage and recognises some of the people who championed change.

The launch will be followed (10:10am to 1pm) by a half-day conference which will examine the history and context of suffrage and the Representation of the People Act, and its legacy and impact. (10.10am – 1pm).

Venue: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, 2 Titanic Blvd, Titanic Quarter, Belfast BT3 9HQ.

The event is free, and everyone is welcome to attend, but booking is required. For details, see Eventbrite.