Talk on Women’s Suffrage, V&A Museum at Olympic Park

Stratford Waterfront on map

Above: part of map from QE Olympic Park website showing the location of Stratford Waterfront (and V&A Museum).

The Legacy of the Struggle for Women’s Suffrage by Rachel Reeves MP

This talk is tomorrow Thurs 22nd Nov 2018 at 18.30 pm at Queen Mary University on the Mile End Road. It is this years George Lansbury Memorial Lecture. Rachel Reeves MP will reflect on the legacy of the struggle and achievements of women at Westminster over the last hundred years. Attendance is free, but please register here, where you will find more details.

Latest plans for bringing the V&A Museum to the QE Olympic Park

The new V&A East will open in 2023. The museum will be on Stratford Waterfront about halfway between the London Stadium and Westfield, northwest of the London Aquatics Centre. The V&A will also have a new research centre at Here East. The huge Smithsonian will be working in partnership with the V&A. The architectural plans for “the Cultural Quarter” had to be reworked. You can read more about this on the V&A website. It’s great that this side of London is now getting the investment it has long deserved.


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