The White Horse pub, Peckham Rye (ten minutes from Peckham Rye station)
Hosted by South London AWL.
Sylvia Pankhurst was a prominent campaigner for votes for women, who was thrown out of the official Suffragette movement for opposing British capitalism and imperialism and seeking to organise working-class women in a struggles for votes for all - not just for rich ladies. Helping to build a powerful working-class women's movement in the East End of London, she became a communist and a supporter of the Russian revolution.
Come and discuss her story, the story of the movement she helped build and its lessons for socialists and feminists today.
Some articles on Sylvia Pankhurst
"Sylvia Pankhurst: an organiser for working-class women"
"Sylvia Pankhurst and democracy"