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Leicester: Gallery Show and Events

September 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 5th stop on our  UK wide Tour…The 100 First Women Portraits exhibition at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, will be open to visitors from:  Saturday 14th September – Sunday 27th October 2019  Open every day 11am [...]

Interview with Carolynn Sells

August 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Carolynn was 12 years old when she started riding bikes. Just over two decades later she became the first (and, to date, only) woman to win a solo Motorcycle race on the Internationally acclaimed Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Mountain Course. [...]

First Women UK: Liverpool Opening Highlights

July 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Photos by John O’Grady and Gareth Jones  Tuesday June 18th 2019: Nearly 200 guests filled Liverpool’s St George’s Hall basement gallery, for our Merseyside launch evening. The 100 portraits, newly installed, gazed down on a very special [...]

Interview with Janice Long

June 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

In 1983, Janice Long became the first woman to present the seminal British TV music show, Top of The Pops. Her arrival marked the end of a 19-year run of the show’s male presenters in a male-dominated industry. She was the only female presenter of [...]

St George’s Hall, Liverpool

June 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

The show will be open to visitors from:  19th June to 31st August 2019,  10.00am – 17:00pm. Last entry 4.30pm Monday to Saturday (closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays) Entry is free The First Women exhibition is part of [...]

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, [...]