Magna Carta Women of today

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

Here are some remarkable women of today who star in  Magna Carta Women collage, which commemorates 800 years of democracy and illustrates the history of women’s rights.

It was difficult choosing 47 women and 3 men over the last 800 years that would be included in the collage. I wanted to ensure there was a good spread from each century and include women of today who have made giant or even small steps for women’s causes.

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Magna Carta Women from the 20th century

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

Here are some more remarkable women who are starring in the Magna Carta Women collage to commemorate 800 years of democracy and illustrate the history of women’s rights.

It has been difficult deciding who makes it to the list. So far we have looked at some of the key women from the medieval times, 16th, 17th, 18th and early 19th century including Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, the ladies of Llangollen and Mary Astell. This time we look at some of the women who have made some giant steps to women’s causes.

Dorothy Hodgkin

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Magna Carta Women from mid 19th century

Magna Carta Women

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

Here are some more remarkable women who are starring in the Magna Carta Women collage to commemorate 800 years of democracy and illustrate the history of women’s rights.

It has been difficult deciding who makes it to the list. So far we have looked at some of the key women from the medieval times, 16th, 17th, 18th and early 19th century including Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, the ladies of Llangollen and Mary Astell. This time we look at some of the women who have made some giant steps to women’s causes. 

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Magna Carta Women from early 19th century

Magna Carta Women

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

 

Here are some more remarkable women who are starring in the Magna Carta Women collage to commemorate 800 years of democracy and illustrate the history of women’s rights.

It’s been difficult deciding who makes it to the list. So far we have looked at some of the key women from the medieval times, 16th, 17th and 18th century including Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, the ladies of Llangollen and Mary Astell. This time we look at quite a number of notable women from the 19th century. Continue reading Magna Carta Women from early 19th century

Magna Carta Women from 18th Century

Magna Carta Women

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

Here are some more remarkable women that will be starring in the Magna Carta Women collage to commemorate 800 years of democracy and illustrate the history of women’s rights.  The final collage will be touring England in 2015 during the 800th year anniversary of the Magna Carta which is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and also Royal Holloway University of London.

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Magna Carta Women from 16th & 17th Century

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

Magna Carta Women

In 2015 we will be commemorating the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta.  As an artist, history and women are close to my heart so I will be combining my passion with this important piece of history by creating a four piece collage of the key women and men that have had an impact on British women and their journey over the last 800 years. Next year the collage will be touring England and is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and also Royal Holloway University of London.

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Magna Carta Women from Medieval times

Magna Carta Women

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

As mentioned in my last blog Magna Carta will be on everyone’s lips next year for the 800th year anniversary celebrations. As an artist, history and women are close to my heart so I will be combining my passion with this important piece of history by creating a four piece collage of the key women and men that have had an impact on British women and their journey over the last 800 years. The final collage will be touring England during the 800th year anniversary which is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and also Royal Holloway University of London.

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Magna Carta Women receives Arts Council funding

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

 

The Arts Council said yes! 

I’ve  just received news about my application for funding from the Arts Council England and am thrilled to announce that the Magna Carta project will now be touring England in 2015.  The playful collage will focus on the key women and men that have had an impact on women over the last 800 years and coincides with the 800th year anniversary celebrations. The four piece panel will be visiting Devon, Surrey, Hillingdon, Windsor and Maidenhead including Runnymede pop up museum, Runneymede National Trust, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Royal Holloway University, Sarum College, Brunel University and lots of other exhibition spaces.

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How an artist makes a Magna Carta art project interesting

Magna Carta Women
Magna Carta Women

The dawn of the Magna Carta project

In 2015 the words Magna Carta will be on everyone’s lips. You will be hearing about the Magna Carta school days, the Magna Carta festivals in cathedral cities, the Magna Carta Prom, Magna Carta books, Magna Carta Question Time, period dramas, documentaries, operas, plays and an extensive international tour of the four remaining charters.

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