A partnership series between Christchurch City Council, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and The Arts Centre as part of Beca Heritage Week 2018. Cash bar and snacks available. 

Free - tickets are limited so don't miss out! Online booking required.


Women's Suffrage - A Cultural Journey, Tuesday 16th October

Professor Katie Pickles, University of Canterbury and Associate Professor Angela Wanhalla, University of Otago, explore the suffrage journey from Pākehā and Ngāi Tahu perspectives, followed by a panel discussion and questions.

Online booking required: Eventbrite


Women on Fire, Wednesday 17th October

A fast-paced evening of stories from 11 local women about their experiences of strength from struggle and what suffrage means to them. Local women will share images and stories from their diverse professional and personal journeys. Expect fascinating insights into women’s experiences in  skateboarding, science, police work, poetry, lingerie, and journalism, plus more!

Online booking required: Eventbrite


A Woman's Voice, Friday 19th October

The finale of the Suffrage Series will delve into our national music industry. Hear about the struggles and successes of some prominent local female artists: Emma Cameron, Katie Thompson and Sacha Vee, as they share their experiences and perform live.

Online booking required: Eventbrite