Join us to celebrate Women's History Month

image from devil's porridge museu mcollection of two women in munition worker uniform with words

For Women’s History Month we’re taking part in a collaboration with other museums and heritage organisations, to celebrate women using items from our collections.

Each week we’ll be using a different hashtag to draw a different focus on our collections – details below.

All heritage organisations are welcome to join us! For more info please contact Laura of Devil’s Porridge Museum or Emma of Go Industrial

1-7 March #WeShouldAllBeFeminists

Prompt: Inspired by an essay written by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, find an item in your collections that exemplifies why we should all be feminists.

8-14 March #ChoosetoChallenge

Prompt: In honour of this year's IWD theme, find an item/share a story/photo from your collection where a woman challenges the status quo.

15-21 March #ThisGirlCan

Prompt: Find an item/share a story/photo from your collection that shows women who were pioneers in taking on a new role/challenge.

22-31 March #TheFutureisFemale

Prompt: Share a photo that shows the girls and women of today engaging with the past through your collections!