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25 January 2017
Signs of the Time

If you were one of the estimated 100,000 protestors braving the cold, carrying a sign or taking photos at the London Women’s March on 21st January we would love to hear from you. 

Part of our Special Collections and Archives' ongoing work is to document protest, activism and campaigning in the UK. We have material dating back to the late 18th century. Bishopsgate Institute are therefore seeking material from the Women's March.  We want to provide a home for your placards, banners, t-shirts/outfits, leaflets and photographs (digital or hard copy). 

Donations can be made in a variety of ways: you can drop physical items into the Institute or pop them in the post (see below for details). If your material is digital, please let us advise you on the best way to transfer the items by emailing us library@bishopsgate.org.uk . 

Since our initial call-out for placards on 21st January, we have been received many donations to the collection and mentions on ITV News and in The Independent.

Special Collections and Archives - Bishopsgate Institute

230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 10am to 5:30pm, with a late night opening every Wednesday until 8pm.

*If your sign is especially large, please do inform us in advance of donating so we can prepare the necessary space in our fast expanding collection of placards, ephemera and photos of the day.*

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