100 years – 3 Generations – 49 Women and Girls from Moray

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A once in a lifetime opportunity for women and girls from Moray to celebrate 100 years of Votes for Women by taking part in mass participation artwork PROCESSIONS, to be staged in Edinburgh on Sunday 10 June.

PROCESSIONS is an invitation to women and girls nationwide to celebrate their right to vote and how that was achieved by becoming part of a living portrait of women in the 21st Century on 10 June. Similar events will be held at the same time in Cardiff, London, and Belfast.

To mark this historic moment, all those taking part will wear either green, white or violet scarves – the colours of the suffrage movement, appearing as a flowing river of colour as they walk through the city streets. PROCESSIONS celebrates the fight for suffrage and what it means to be woman today.

This trip, funded by a grant from the Scottish Government, offers the opportunity for women of Moray of all ages and generations to take part, from toddlers to grannies and everyone in between. The PROCESSIONS event will cover a distance of 2.5 miles/ 4 kms from the starting point of Middle Meadow Walk to the finishing point of Queen’s Drive in Holyrood Park. There are a maximum of 49 places available; under 18’s are welcome but must be accompanied by a female friend or relative.

Successful applicants will be provided with return coach travel to Edinburgh, departing Saturday 9 June, a visit to the People’s Palace Museum and guided tour of the Women’s Library in Glasgow, overnight accommodation in the Falkirk area, ahead of the PROCESSIONS event itself in Edinburgh on Sunday 10 June, returning to Moray on the Sunday evening.

For more information or to register interest please email name and contact details to  honouringsuffragettes@aol.com – an eventbrite page link will then be forwarded shortly.