The first woman in Parliament Square

Millicent Fawcett is the first woman in history to have a statue in Parliament Square. We take a look at some of the lesser-known men and women who fought for the vote.Read more

Gunpowder, treason and plot

An obscure collection of images in our archive shed light on the people and places that contributed to the Gunpowder plot of 1605.Read more

Suffragettes: 7 places where history happened

Following 50 years of campaigning by Suffragists, the Suffragettes pushed for the vote through militant action and civil disobedience. Read more