How did late 19th/early 20th century radical demands for social justice impact on Cambridge and Mill Road? Dr Deborah Thom introduces this theme with an overview of contemporary campaigns for social change; Mary Burgess will explore Women’s Suffrage in Cambridge and Mill Road; and Antony Carpen will tell us more about Cambridge women who brought about change: Florence Keynes, Eglantine Jebb and Clara Rackham. The Vote100 exhibition from the Cambridgeshire Collection will be on display. The event is at Ross…Find out more »
On 11 November 1918, at 11.00 am, guns stopped firing and peace broke out. Bells were rung, Cambridge rioted, and the war was over. But men did not return instantly; fighting continued in Russia, the Armistice was not, technically, a peace treaty, and many men would never return. Jo Costin will describe the end of the war and its immediate aftermath in Cambridge. The event takes place at Ross Street Community Centre. Doors open at 7.00 pm with the talk…Find out more »
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