Photos: Suffragettes take over Birchington

Suffragettes in Birchington Photo Alan Green

A parade of Suffragettes, live music, children’s fun and exhibitions were all on offer in Birchington yesterday in a celebration of 100 years since some women gained the vote.

Acts including Hotsy Totsy, Keelan Layton and Reg E Mental provided entertainment. There were also cream teas, a hog roast and Dickens characters.

Events were held in The Square, the Baptist Church, Church House and Station Road.

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Photographers Alan Green and Brian Whitehead captured the action

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  1. Great to celebrate those woman who got the vote despite opposition by right wing politicians and given the law breaking they were forced to take to achieve their aims they would be called terriorists by the present government. Along with the tolpuddles martyrs and the poll tax demonstrators they spur me on to create a fairer state

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