10 May 2018
PROCESSIONS Cardiff to celebrate votes for women.
a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in a mass
participation artwork to celebrate one hundred years of votes for
In 1918, the Representation of the People Act
gave the first British women the right to vote. One hundred years
on, arts charity Artichoke and 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme
for the First World War centenary, are inviting women* and girls
across the UK to come and mark this historic moment in Belfast,
Cardiff as part of a living portrait of women in the
This is the largest ever attempted art event
in the UK. 100 UK organisations, including 10 across Wales, are
creating 100 unique banners for Processions in collaboration with
female artists and community groups such as Welsh Women's Aid, the
Women's Arts Association, Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Ruthin Craft
Apart from these 100 organisations, women are coming together to
host their own banner-making activities. These might be as a part
of a regular coffee morning, Girl Guiding activities, or setting up
in their own living room with their friends, at schools, in village
halls, at their WI meeting, or places of worship.
event page is regularly updated with banner making workshops
linking the opportunities to participate all around Wales.
There are also opportunities to volunteer
at the event.
Be part of something extraordinary this
Find out more about PROCESSIONS Cardiff and
register as an individual, group or organisations on the website
*those who identify as women or