Are you interested in history? Are you looking for varied talks with a historical content amongst a friendly group? If so, come along to Pentrich Historical Society, Pentrich Village Hall, Pentrich. We meet every third Tuesday at 7.30pm. Admission £3, which includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Good parking and disabled access.
1913 English suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst was sentenced to 3 years in prison for inciting supporters to place explosives at the London home of British politician David Lloyd George. The Home Secretary banned all future public meetings of suffragettes.
6th February 1918 - Women over 30 with certain property qualifications were given the vote for the first time. The working man was also given the vote.
The bi-centenary of the Pentrich Revolution was commemorated in June 2017.