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Recognising and celebrating the working lives of women in the First World War, against the backdrop of the struggle for female suffrage.

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  • Search our Events Calendar to find out about First World War Centenary events in your area this Bank Holiday Weekend. ow.ly/74Ha30kboUh Image ref: © IWM (Q 1746) #BankHolidayWeekend #FirstWorldWar

  • Join our team at the Feminist Fete on Sunday 13 May to celebrate women's suffrage with a day of workshops, crafts, stalls and cake at the Tower of London. Ticket includes entry to the Tower of London. @HRP_learningFor more info and ticket prices visit ow.ly/B06H30jM3Qd

  • Join the Remember RAF100 project and commemorate air service personnel who lost their lives in WW1 with free resources and small scale funding from @Big_Ideas_Co #RAF100

  • #Worcestershire man David Waite is commemorating the centenary of the Armistice – and effectively the end of the First World War – with a bike ride taking in most free‐standing War Memorials across the County. Read about his tribute and route here: ow.ly/dAkr30jM33r

WomensWork100 Research Workshops

Join IWM Librarian, Sarah Paterson, for a free research workshop exploring the working lives of women during the First World War.

Photograph showing women writing and typing. Shows the interior of female typists office at the POWIB, where the lists of POWs were typed on double foolscap sheets. The offices of the institution were at 49 Wellington Street, Strand, London.