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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 [...]