Hear Here Her Story (2023-2024)

  • Hear Here Hilda Burkitt
    Hilda Burkitt (19 July 1876 – 7 March 1955), our champion for Human Rights. Hilda told the Home Office she was “ready to lay down my life, to bring about the Freedom of my Sex”
  • Hear Here Bertha Ryland
    Birmingham suffragette Bertha Ryland inspired women taking part in Hear Here Her story. Born in Edgbaston in 1882, a stone’s throw from Martineau Gardens where Hear Hear workshops were taking place, Bertha Ryland was a
  • 16 Days uncloaking violence against women
    Violence against women stops us all being free and living the lives we choose. We began 16 days of activism celebrating the lives and stories of women and marking Elimination of Violence against Women day
  • Hear Hear Malala Yousafzai
    ‘Proud Brummie’ Malala Yousafzai inspires women whose stories, through Hear Here Her story, will be contributed to our Archives within the Library of Birmingham. On Saturday 25th November, 2-4pm, at the Library of Birmingham, we
  • Hear Here, Ida B Wells
    For Hear Here Her Story we were inspired by Ida B Wells. At the unveiling of her blue plaque at Edgbaston Community Centre in February 2019, there was a lecture given by Dr. Hannah-Rose Murray,
  • A ‘Cloak of Power’ for Ophelia
    During Hear Here workshops this year we explored representations of Ophelia from Shakespeare’s Hamlet in The Shakespeare Memorial Library. We were interested in how she made herself heard, and how women have fought to be
  • Hear Here Her Story
    Come and join us to celebrate women and their stories 2 to 4pm on Saturday 25th November 2023 Hear Here has been a series of arts and well-being workshops for women and girls taking place
  • Saving stories to share stories at risk
    Our recent work with Friction and the Library of Birmingham has been underpinned by Archives – exploring, documenting and creating new responses to them, building a fuller picture of our city by the people least
  • Hear Here, Ophelia
    Great to be working with Everything to Everybody, Friction Arts, Library of Birmingham funded by Arts Council and Heritage Lottery, thanks to National Lottery players. We’ve started arts, performance & archive workshops with women &