What is Vote 100?

2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law which allowed some women, and all men, to vote for the first time: the 1918 Representation of the People Act. Throughout the year we are celebrating this important milestone in the UK’s democratic history

What is happening?

A series of exhibitions and events are taking place to engage the public with the UK Parliament and the struggle for the vote. These events will take place between February-December 2018.

How can I get involved?

You can join the celebrations throughout 2018 in many different ways:

  • Visit Parliament - experience our landmark Voice and Vote exhibition and take part in our Vote 100 Talks and Tours programme.
  • Sign up for EqualiTeas - get together with friends and celebrate your hard-won democratic rights over a cup of tea and a slice of cake!
  • Take part in UK Parliament Week 2018 - our annual festival empowers people across the UK to understand and engage with parliamentary democracy.
  • Watch Your Story, Our History films - learn about the positive impact that parliamentary democracy has had on the lives of British women.

How do I keep up to date?

Get the latest Vote 100 information by signing up to the Your UK Parliament newsletter, or follow us on social media:

Key 2018 anniversaries

Throughout 2018, we will be celebrating several important anniversaries, including:

Online learning

Take this online course and explore the campaign for women’s right to vote and its impact on women’s rights.