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Interview with Dr Sarah Buck OBE

May 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Involved in the design and supervision of a wide range of civil and structural projects over a 40-year career, in 1983 Sarah Buck became the first woman council member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), an organisation with over [...]

The Palace House Newmarket

February 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

3rd stop in the First Women UK tour… The exhibition opens at the Moller Gallery which is based at the National Heritage Centre for Horse Racing and Sporting Art at the Palace House in Newmarket. The show will be open to visitors from 14th [...]

The First Women Tour

January 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

The First Women Exhibition is currently on tour and will be calling at the following venues: September 15th 2018 – February 2nd 2019 Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire February 14th 2019 – June 10th 2019 Palace House, Newmarket [...]

First Women – what a year!

January 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

A decade ago, I began this project journey, not knowing what would happen but knowing that First Women had its own spirit and that, come what may, I would follow its lead. The images of 100 women: and in their images, their stories, [...]

Interview with Moira Cameron

November 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

Moira Cameron made history in 2007 as the first woman to become a Yeoman Warder in HM Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London. One of 35 ‘Beefeaters’, for the first time since 1485 she broke the run of all-male Yeoman Warders. She talks [...]

Interview with Jocelyn Burton

September 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Renowned British silver and goldsmith, Jocelyn Burton was the first woman to be made a freeman of the worshipful company of Goldsmiths an organisation that has had a men-only membership since it’s inception in 1327. Celebrated for the incredible [...]

First Women show in Wiltshire

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

From the 15th of September until the 3rd February, you can see the 100 Portraits at the birthplace of photography, Lacock Abbey, home of the Fox Talbot Museum in Wiltshire. There will be an exhibition party in October which will be open to all. [...]

The opening night in pictures…

July 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Enjoy looking at the gallery of pictures from the First Women Exhibition opening night on 19th July 2018 at the The Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, Riverside, Hester Road, London, SW11 4AN. With over 300 people in the room, it was amazing to [...]