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Norwich art event celebrated centenary of voting rights for women

PUBLISHED: 13:45 09 February 2018 | UPDATED: 13:45 09 February 2018

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Jenny Ferguson at the event.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Jenny Ferguson at the event. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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People were encouraged to pick up a paintbrush and create art to celebrate the centenary of voting rights for women at a pop-up event in Norwich.

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Poppy Rose and Jenny Ferguson modelling for Dugald Ferguson, Christina Sabberton and Eloise O'Hare.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNorwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Poppy Rose and Jenny Ferguson modelling for Dugald Ferguson, Christina Sabberton and Eloise O'Hare. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Dress, Paint, Pose like a Suffragist was presented by the Norwich Dandies in the Kastle Kids unit at Castle Mall on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

The exhibition featured work from local, national and international artists, and there were also drop-in creative arts workshops.

People were invited to dress up as Suffragists and pose as models for others to paint, and also have a go at painting a picture themselves.

The project was supported by the Women’s Vote Centenary Grants Scheme.

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNorwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich Dandies is also presenting an exhibition called Nasty Women Norwich at the Undercroft from February 10 to 17. The art exhibition - which is linked to the global art movement Nasty Women International - aims to raise money for the domestic abuse charity Leeway. For more about Norwich Dandies, visit www.norwichdandies.co.uk

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNorwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Poppy Rose and Jenny Ferguson modelling for Dugald Ferguson, Christina Sabberton and Eloise O'Hare.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNorwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Poppy Rose and Jenny Ferguson modelling for Dugald Ferguson, Christina Sabberton and Eloise O'Hare. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNorwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNorwich Dandies pop-up Suffragette exhibition and art workshop. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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