Saturday 9th June 5pm – The Meakin Room
The history of Britain has traditionally been defined by its conflicts, its conquests, its men and its monarchs. It’s high time that it was defined by its women. In her most recent book, A History of Britain in 21 Women, BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour presenter Dame Jenni Murray tells the stories of women who refused to succumb to the established laws of society. From famous queens, forgotten visionaries, great artists and trailblazing politicians – each pushed back boundaries and revolutionised our world – and have the power to inspire future generations.