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 The women who changed Cambridge

by Dr Ann Kennedy Smith

Archive Image February 2018 

In the 1880's, Kathleen Lyttelton, the wife of the first Master of Selwyn, joined an active community of university wives and women students who were passionate about social issues, higher education and suffrage.

Twelve of these friends joined the 'Ladies' Dining Society', described by John Maynard Keynes as a "remarkable group". Kathleen Lyttelton was, with her friend Millicent Garrett Fawcett, a lifelong fighter for the cause of women's suffrage. 

This talk will highlight their work, which changed Cambridge forever and extended far beyond college walls.


Date: Thursday 28 November

Time: Drinks from 6.15pm, talk at 7.00pm, optional dinner at 8.15pm

Venue: Oxford & Cambridge Club, London

Cost: £10 per head for drinks and talk, £60 per head for dinner

Guests welcome.

This event is now fully booked.



For futher information contact the Alumni Office

01223 335843 / 767844


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