Medical Association for Prevention of War – Upcoming Talk

This is a quick update for members who may find the following talk of interest (Muriel herself was a life-long pacifist). The South Australian Branch of the Medical Association for Prevention of War is holding a talk on Friday, 25 May at 7.15pm in the Adelaide CBD. The topic of the talk is ‘The Nuclear… Continue reading Medical Association for Prevention of War – Upcoming Talk

The Grille Incident Depicted in the 1935 British Film ‘Royal Cavalcade’

It has recently come to light that Muriel Matters’ involvement in the Grille Protest was dramatized in the ‘Royal Cavalcade’ – a British black and white film from 1935. The drama is a pastiche of notable events from the previous twenty-five years that was commissioned to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V. Actual newsreel footage appears… Continue reading The Grille Incident Depicted in the 1935 British Film ‘Royal Cavalcade’

The Suffrage Trilogy – A MMS Event

On Sunday, 25 March 2018 the Muriel Matters Society Inc. will hold an event called ‘The Suffrage Trilogy’ from noon at the Hetzel Room in the Institute Building, adjacent to the Centre of Democracy (CoD) on North Terrace. As you may know, the MMS was involved in initiating the very successful ‘A Soapbox for Democracy’,… Continue reading The Suffrage Trilogy – A MMS Event

Deeds, Not Words! A Short London Production on Muriel Matters by Elise Lamb

Our London members will be pleased to know that a short play about Muriel Matters will be performed on 26 March 2018 at 7.45pm at the Pleasance Theatre. Called ‘Deeds, Not Words!’ it will dramatize some of the key moments in Muriel’s life. It will be performed by Elise Lamb, a London-based Australian actress and writer.… Continue reading Deeds, Not Words! A Short London Production on Muriel Matters by Elise Lamb