Commemorating a revolutionary woman...



Wollstonecraft Appears!
Overnight Wollstonecraft appeared outside Newington Green Unitarian Church, courtesy of local street artist Stewy. The site is attracting fans and pilgrims...

And was welcomed by the local press: Hackney Post     Islington Gazette     Islington Tribune

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Fifty Shades of Feminism
Newly published anthology by Virago features an item about Mary Wollstonecraft and mentions the Mary On The Green campaign: Click here to view book details. Click here for a review.

See Mary on the Houses of Parliament
To kickstart our major fundraising for the Mary on the Green project, we projected an image of Mary on the Houses of Parliament.

Mary on the Houses of Parliament mockup

Mary on Houses of Parliament, long view <--click to see larger images--> Mary on Houses of Parliament, second image


Projection image makes it onto the BBC's "Day in Pictures: 17 November":


Bee Rowlatt writes about Mary and the projection in the Times:

Bee Rowlatt Times Article (click image to enlarge)


Coverage in the Telegraph: Norway and Mary Wollstonecraft: My heroine of the high seas, written by Bee Rowlatt.

Coverage in the Islington Tribune: Read the article by Peter Gruner


100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

Guardian letter and article

The Mary on the Green project got vocal public support recently during the week surrounding the 100th Anniversary of Women's Day. We had a letter published in the Guardian and signed by over 75 MPs and members of the House of Lords. This letter has since been signed by many more politicians and public figures. View the letter and list of signatories.

In the same Guardian issue, Maev Kennedy wrote an article about Mary and our project, which you can read here: International Women's Day launch for Mary Wollstonecraft memorial


On the same day, Mary also had a plaque in her honour unveiled on Newington Green. This special event was covered by the Islington Tribune in a piece entitled: Mary Wollstonecraft gets a green plaque at Newington Green Primary... will statue be next?

Radio 4: Woman's Hour

Later that week, our project was featured in a piece on Mary Wollstonecraft for Women's Hour on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to this programme here.

Image based on portrait of Mary Wollstonecraft by John Opie © National Portrait Gallery, London