Season’s greetings from The Muriel Matters Society Inc.! We hope you had a lovely Christmas and will enjoy welcoming the New Year with family and friends… In the meantime, here is a newspaper article from the Aberdeen Journal telling of how the Women’s Freedom League was to keep up the pressure for suffrage as 1908… Continue reading Season’s Greetings from The Society!
Can’t think of something to buy for friends or family? How about looking at our Merchandise Page for some gift ideas!! For anyone passionate about women’s history there are many presents available – including the new MMS Monograph ‘That Daring Australian Girl’ by Dr Collette Snowden. Any purchase is also for a good cause: all… Continue reading MMS Christmas Gifts and Stocking Fillers!
Friend of The Society, Dr Naomi Paxton, was recently part of the British Academy Virtual Summer Showcase – a virtual festival of ideas that showcases new humanities and social sciences research. See below for her short talk about the Actresses’ Franchise League, including a suffrage play from 1909 called ‘A Pageant of Great Women’! Follow… Continue reading Watch: Naomi Paxton’s Talk for the British Academy Virtual Summer Showcase
Thanks to everyone who came to the Naval, Military and Air Force Club of SA on 7 November 2020 for the MMS book launch! It was a wonderful event with over 60 attendees hearing all about how the book came to be. The Secretary of the MMS, Frances Bedford MP, compared the event and there… Continue reading The MMS Book Launch: In Pictures!
Thanks to everyone who has reserved a place for The Muriel Matters Society Inc.’s Monograph Launch this Saturday (7/11). We are very excited to see such strong interest! It is now fully booked out. For those who have secured a spot just a reminder that, on the day itself, we will not have electronic credit/debit… Continue reading Monograph Launch Function Fully Booked! Any Payments Received After COB 2/11/20 Will Be Refunded…
A friendly reminder of the official launch of The Muriel Matters Society Inc.’s monograph on Saturday 7 November 2020. The event will be held at the Naval, Military & Air Force Club of SA, 111 Hutt St, Adelaide 3.30pm to 5.00pm. Tickets are booking out fast – secure your spot today! Cost is $20, please prepay to reserve… Continue reading Reminder: ‘That Daring Australian Girl’ – Book Launch! (7/11)
The Muriel Matters Society Inc. invites you to attend the official launch of the monograph on Saturday 7 November 2020. The event will be held at the Naval, Military & Air Force Club of SA, 111 Hutt St, Adelaide 3.30pm to 5.00pm. Cost is $20, please prepay to reserve your place using the bank details included in… Continue reading Event 7/11: ‘That Daring Australian Girl’ – MMS Monograph Launch!
Thanks to the many members of The Muriel Matters Society Inc. who attended our AGM on Sunday, 16 August 2020. It was great to see so many friendly and familiar faces given the year we have had so far. President, Robin Matters, chaired and Secretary, Frances Bedford MP, reported the meeting. There were the usual… Continue reading 11th MMS AGM – Pictures!
Please RSVP if you haven’t already!
The Society has been working on some free resources to help our hardworking teachers (and students!) in recent times. Below is a downloadable worksheet designed for students in their middle or senior years that accompanies the Muriel Matters! documentary. It can be used as a standalone lesson or it can form a part of a… Continue reading Free Teaching Resource: DVD Worksheet for Students