Parliamentary archives

'New Dawn' artwork to be unveiled

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This evening Parliament will unveil a new work of art celebrating the votes for women movement

Nancy Astor maiden speech anniversary film

Nancy Astor film

A short film about Nancy Astor the first woman to take her seat in the Commons, is released on the anniversary of her maiden speech

January Artwork of the Month: King Edward the Confessor

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Explore the watercolour drawing by Robert Anning Bell

November Artwork of the Month: Bust of Oliver Cromwell

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Find out more about the 1647 ‘Putney Debates’ and why they are considered one of the central events in the development of our democracy

October Artwork of the Month: Imprisonment Medal awarded to Emmeline Pankhurst

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On 8 October 1908, Emmeline Pankhurst was arrested for inciting a ‘rush’ on the House of Commons

More parliamentary archives

Title Date
Parliament in the Making: St Stephen’s Chapel Exhibition 25.06.2015
Independent Options Appraisal published 18.06.2015
Waterloo, Wellington & Westminster exhibition opens 17.06.2015
Help shape the future of the Parliamentary Archives 06.02.2015
Vanishing for the Vote 14.05.2014
'Women in Parliament in World War One & World War Two 30.04.2014

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