Arts + Entertainment

Suffrage on Stage at The Barn Theatre, Smallhythe Place

Suffrage on Stage: a weekend to celebrate the centenary on 9th and 10th June at The Barn Theatre, Smallhythe Place.

Join us for the weekend as we commemorate the centenary of the Representation of the People’s Act and celebrate the lives, works and voices of the figures and fighters who helped shape our history.

Saturday 9th June, 5.30pm, performer, writer and researcher Dr Naomi Paxton explores the legacy of The Actresses Franchise League in her talk ‘Performing Suffrage: Theatre, Actresses and Activism’. Free entry: please reserve your seats online.

Sunday 10th June, 7.30pm, ‘A Necessary Women’ takes the stage. Based on a true event, the play explores the final hours of suffragette Emily Davidson. Tickets £14, suitable for ages 8+.

Tickets can be bought online at or via telephone at 01580 762334.

The theatre tearoom will be open serving a full menu of hot and cold refreshments and soft and alcoholic beverages. Please note that latecomers will not be admitted.

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