What was Vote 100?

2018 marked 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 celebrated this important milestone in the UK’s democratic history

What happened?

A series of exhibitions and events were held to engage the public with the UK Parliament and the struggle for the vote. These events took place between February-December 2018.

How did people get involved?

People celebrated throughout 2018 in many different ways:

Key 2018 anniversaries

Throughout 2018, we celebrated 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.