Sally Heathcote: Suffragette with Mary and Bryan Talbot

Date: 18/05/2014 Times: 4.45pm Prices: £6 (Or £20 for day ticket) Location: The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral

Get a fresh new perspective on the history of suffragettes in this special event. Part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

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Description

From the team that created the first graphic novel to win the 2012 Costa Biography Award (Dotter of her Father’s Eyes) comes a gripping inside story about the campaign for votes for women.

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette is Mary and Bryan Talbot’s tale of loyalty, love and courage, set against the vividly realised backdrop of Edwardian Britain. It follows the fortunes of a maid-of-all-work swept up in the feminist militancy of the era.

Hear Mary and Bryan talk about the process of writing a graphic novel and how the imagery of acclaimed illustrator, Kate Charlesworth, helped the era come to life.

This event is part of The Lives of Great Women Writers, a day long literary festival.

Book an individual event ticket now or buy a ticket for the full day for only £20.

About Mary and Bryan Talbot

Mary Talbot is an internationally acclaimed scholar who has published widely on language, gender and power.

Bryan Talbot is a veteran comics artist and author. His books include Alice in Sunderland and the Grandville series of steampunk detective thrillers.




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