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Creative & Inspirational Education

Join the Centenary Celebrations with Flourish's  exciting, immersive retelling of the Suffragette Story for Key Stages 3 & 4


In 1918 Representation of the People's Act,  Women were given the Vote for the first time in British History 


In this one day programme, your students will:



 Experience  the plight of women in the late 19th and early 20th century


 Discover the difference between  Suffragist & Suffragette


Sing Suffrage Songs & Join Women's Marches


 Meet tireless campaigner, Millicent Fawcett, President of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies.


 Follow Emmeline Pankhurst as she founds the notorious Women's Social & Political Union, organises mass demonstrations and experiences imprisonment in Holloway Prison


Encounter politicians such as H H Asquith & Winston Churchill


 Journey with the women of the WSPU from peaceful protest to militant action:

breaking windows, setting fire to buildings and going on hunger strike


 Find out how these political prisoners were kept in solitary confinement and force fed on government orders


Learn about local suffrage campaigners

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Historic re-enactment  brings the past to life


Creative Learning  stimulates discussion & debate


Drama Workshop is a fun, inclusive and participatory form of learning using mime, movement, voice, acting and  improvisation  


Drama activities stimulate  language, vocabulary, speaking & listening skills and creative writing


Live Performance enriches learning and  imagination


Exploring Women's Suffrage reinforces & widens learners' understanding  of British Values such as Democracy, Individual Liberty and the Rule of Law


Drama workshop grows confidence and encourages team work


Creative learning beneficial for  ESOL and SEND learners




FLOURISH provides a detailed Education Resouce Pack with all bookings. The pack contains suggested activities and worksheets for preparation and follow-on work exploring the issues raised in VOTES FOR WOMEN Performance &  Drama Workshop.

Live, interactive performance

Inspiring, active Drama Workshop

Emmeline Pankhurst & Millicent Fawcett

Suffrage Songs &

Militant Marches

Hunger strikes & Force feeding

Suffragists & Suffragettes


Individual Liberty &

Rule of Law

Exciting encounter with History


Accessible & Inclusive

Speaking &

Listening skills

The Cat & Mouse Act

Window breaking, arson & letter bombs

Local campaigners such as Margaret Llewelyn Davies,  &  Anne Elizabeth Helme

FLOURISH offers tailor made programmes for schools at reasonable prices with reductions

 for small rural schools


For schools outside the Furness Peninsular, Cumbria, there is an additional surcharge to cover  fuel costs:  this will only be enough to cover our travel costs at the current rates  




While attending what she believes to be a Mothers’ Meeting, Mrs Puckle finds herself reacting unexpectedly to what she hears and ends up making an impromptu speech in favour of Votes for Women .


This joyful, entertaining play uses a working class character to expose the inconsistencies in the Anti-Suffrage arguments.

Original suffrage play written by Mrs Harlow Phibbs  in 1913 published by the Actresses’ Franchise League in the same year.


One Day Programme for Secondary Schools including:




live performance of original 1913 Suffragist Play


followed by



exploring Emmeline Pankhurst's journey from peaceful campaigner to militant activist


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