Speaking about Minnie Lansbury at HMP Holloway

Janine will tell the story of one of Holloway prison’s former residents at this event to mark the seventh anniversary of the prison’s closure and promote proposals for a progressive Women’s Building in its place. Venue: entrance to HMP Holloway, … Read more

East London History Society reviews Minnie Lansbury biography

East London History Society newsletter

In the latest East London History Society newsletter, Rosemary Tayor has written a very postive review of ‘Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor’. She writes: ​This book is a long overdue acknowledgement of the crucial role played by a woman, once revered in … Read more

Socialist-feminist reading group: Minnie Lansbury

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Venue: Effra Social, 89 Effra Road, London SW2 1DF Come to our next meeting of our monthly socialist feminist reading group, hosted by Workers’ Liberty members – open to all! We’ll be reading chapter 6 of Janine Booth’s new book … Read more

Peterborough Women’s Festival

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Janine will be speaking about the life of Minnie Lansbury at a day-long event at Peterborough Town Hall as part of the Peterborough Women’s Festival. The event starts at 11am, with speakers from 1pm.

Loose Muse

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Join Janine and other featured writers at LOOSE MUSE – London’s Premiere Women’s Writers Night. On this occasion, Janine will be speaking mainly about her book, ‘Minnie Lansbury – suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor’. Venue: The Sun Pub, 21 Drury Lane … Read more