Women Making Waves Past and Present

Women Making Waves Past and Present

Women Making Waves Past and Present
 

Tony Warner of Black History Walks will talk about black womens’ contribution to history and a screening of Surf Girls of Jamaica.  This will be followed by a performative installation by local artist Tatiana Ellis.

Talk and Film Screening | Lecture Theatre | 12 noon – 1pm
Performance by Tatiana Ellis | Propeller Space | 1pm – 2pm

An intersectional approach to celebrating Women’s contributions to maritime history over a series of lunch time talks and activities throughout March.

Women played important roles in Greenwich’s past; from Mary Lacy, the shipwright who built much of Deptford High Street, and the female ‘computers’ at the Royal Observatory, to Emma Hamilton, Nelson’s influential mistress, and one of the most iconic images of female leadership, Elizabeth I, who was born at the site of the Queen’s House.

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