Archives at Night – 18 May.
As part of the National Archives spotlight on Suffrage 100, the actress Jessica Hynes is discussing her inspiration for the new BBC suffrage sitcom, Up The Women, in the Archives at Night. Alongside Jessica at the event, the performer, writer and researcher, Naomi Paxton discusses the fight for women’s votes via the medium of… jiu jitsu. The evening is a mix of activities, talks, a chance to look at original records of the early suffrage movement and suffrage-themed photobooths with live period music.
6.30-10pm. Tickets £22, including cocktail on arrival. nationalarchives.gov.uk/events
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