Big-up Female Boffins

Boffins bannerOur Big-Up Female Boffins exhibition is at the People’s History Museum, Manchester until 20 January.

Stitch, knit or crochet a tribute to a female boffin to hang on our new community craftivist banner. Find our more here. 

Saturday 26 October come to our banner launch workshop hosted by No More Page 3. Add tassels and colours (no crafting experience needed). 

Learn about  7 sensational British boffins including fossil expert Mary Anning and “Oxford housewife” Dorothy Hodgkin who won the Nobel Prize.

See 3 crochet masks of local boffins from the installation that inspired the Council to pass plans for a new permanent statue of a woman.

Find out why the future is looking brighter for women in science.

Part of the Colours Community and Chemistry programme.

3 crochet masks








We don’t want you to miss out, so please note that the community gallery space will be closed on the following dates:

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21 October

Friday 24th October (pm only)

Saturday 25th October

Tuesday 4th November (TBC)

Thursday 6th November pm – Monday 10th November

Wednesday 12th November – Mon 17th November

Thursday 27th November

Friday 28th November afternoon only

Saturday 29th November

Wednesday 3rd December

Tuesday 9th December – Saturday 13th December

Friday 19th December – Saturday 20th December

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