The Fight for Women's Rights - exhibition visits

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Monday (12:45); Tuesday and Thursday (10:45) FREE
Poster image for Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women's Rights exhibition
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For Secondary School groups, years 10 - 13

Bring your learners for a free visit to explore this fascinating exhibition and engage with historical and contemporary issues surrounding women’s rights. Your gallery visit will be introduce by our Learning Facilitators who will introduce key exhibition items and themes, and challenge students to reflect on the wide-ranging experiences of women explored in the gallery.

Visits are free of charge for UK school and Further Education college groups and must be booked via the Library’s Learning team. During your visit, the exhibition space is closed to the public for use by a single booked school group, with a maximum capacity of 30 (including accompanying staff). Visits last 75 minutes in total including your allotted exhibition time and facilitated introduction.

Visits are available to book Mondays (12:45), Tuesdays and Thursdays (10:45am), from 6 June – 15 July

Resources for study
A range of digital learning materials is available for schools and colleges, supporting virtual engagement with this important and timely exhibition. Covering several subject areas and linked to key themes in the exhibition, the materials are designed for use in classroom settings but also suit independent study. See the website for further details and to request these materials for use with your learners.

 

About the exhibition

From bodily autonomy and the right to education, to self-expression and protest, this new exhibition explores how feminist activism in the UK has its roots in the complex history of women’s rights. Join the live debate and add your voice to the many fighting for a fairer world for everyone.

This exhibition includes some items relating to the body, sexual and domestic violence, abortion, sex work and enslavement.

Details

Age group: Years 10 - 13
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Monday (12:45); Tuesday and Thursday (10:45)
Length: 75 minutes
Group size: Minimum - 10 learners; maximum - 25 learners
Key skills: History, Social Studies, Politics, Citizenship, English literature, Art
Price: Admission: Free entry
Where: British Library St Pancras
Enquiries: learning@bl.uk
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