On 28 November 1919, Nancy Astor was elected to Parliament, becoming the first female MP to take her seat. A century on, a train named in her honour took VIP…Read More >
Public lecture and exhibition from the Astor papers at the National Archives, delivered by Dr Jacqui Turner (History).
A small, free, public exhibition celebrating Nancy Astor, the first female member of parliament in the UK to take her seat, is now on display on the University Library building’s…Read More >
Rachel Newton was one of two Reading undergraduates to take their research to Westminster last week for the annual Posters in Parliament event. Here she tells us about spending her…Read More >
90 years ago this week, Nancy Astor, the first female British MP to take her seat, held a garden party at Cliveden House to celebrate the passing of the Act…Read More >