5 Things I Will Miss In Leicester: Accessiblity of services and amenities; Friendliness, Food, Arts & Culture – LOVE Or LOATHE It; LEICESTER Is Cool

The story of Alice is a tremendous account of one woman’s fight for the most basic of human rights - the right to vote. Born in 1863, Alice lived most of her life in Leicester. A mother of six and shoe machinist by trade, Alice was determined to have an equal say in the democracy of the day and was imprisoned five times in all in her struggle. Illustrated with suffragette memorabilia that once belonged to Alice and handed down over the family generations, this website is intended to offer students, both young and old, the opportunity to learn about the suffragette movement from a personal perspective. Now safely stored in a Midlands museum, the memorabilia includes Alice’s first arrest warrant, prison notes, press cuttings and postcards from the day. But more importantly, Alice is still within living memory, for Vera, Madge and Joan remember their grand-mother and have passed on the stories of her fight for the vote. Their abiding memory is of Alice saying to them: “You must use your vote, we suffered for it.” A message from many years ago, as true today...
Alice Hawkins was a leading English suffragette among the boot and shoe machinists of Leicester. She went to prison five times for acts committed as part of the Women’s Social and Political Union militant campaign//CRIMSON TAZVINZWA///

From the legendary Alice Hawkins Statue at the Market Squre to ‘Shakespeare’ bust sitting atop a pub window and the amazing FOX; all captured in stone or bronze –  Leicester loves art whethe it is public or not. Why?//CRIMSON TAZVINZWAart5

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Foxes In Leicester; home to LFC
A daring and self-assured Fox gazing through the shop window
William Shakespeare: The legendary writer of books such as the best romance novel; Romeo and Juliet - politics: Richard The Second, Hamlet, Correolanus
William Shakespeare: The legendary writer of books such as the best romance novel; Romeo and Juliet – politics: Richard The Second, Hamlet, Correolanus
5 Things I will Miss In Leicester; community, friendliness, Art and Craft
Leicester Street Graffiti
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