The ofthepast blog is a platform for inspiration and research into the Suffrage movement in history and in present day, with a specific focus on Manchester. ofthepast is interested in stories from history, fables that are fabulated from the piecework of the past that has been left behind.
Fabulation: the act of inventing or relating false or fantastic tales.
It is a five week long project that aims to link in with Postcards from the Past competition. They ask people to:
Pick a year from history or research a key event or person, then write a postcard as though from a real or fictional character.
I’m planning to use the banners section of the Women’s Votes part of the People’s History Museum to find further inspiration: