Student Placements

We are delighted that students from the University of York have been researching women for the project in partnership with York Museums Trust and Herstory.York. They have focused on women active in York in the 1800s, including the fascinating story of Mary Stubbs – who took a man to court in 1841 for sexual abuse […]

Herstory.York partnership with York Museums Trust

Herstory.York is delighted to be partnering with York Museums Trust (YMT) from April 2021. Phillip Newton from YMT said: “This is a new long term relationship for York Museums Trust and we are excited to work together on raising awareness of the impact women have made on the city, as well as uncovering stories in […]

York International Women’s Week 2021 – ‘Women in a Time of Plague’

‘The history of York is full of fascinating tales, but far too often it is stories about men, told by men. It’s His Story…’ Our event for York International Women’s Week 2021 YIWW2021 will: tell the story of how the HERSTORY.YORK project started, what we’ve done so far, and introduce our exciting new partnership with York Museums […]

Women of York

Herstory.York are working on a guide to some of the most useful and interesting items about York women we have found at York Explore Library and Archives. Keen to help us? Got suggestions? email herstory.york@gmail.com

Herstory ON STAGE at the University of York 9-11 May 2019

The University of York TFTV presents: The Herstory project.  Over four weeks, second-year Political Theatre Project students from the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York, in collaboration with HerStory.York, present: The HerStory Project, a theatrical anthology to honour a few of the forgotten women of York – a triple bill of shows […]

Stories of York’s influential women in spotlight at York Explore

A LOCAL community project is putting on a celebration to showcase the brave and spirited women who have made an impact on York over the last century. Herstory York will be performing a presentation at the library, York Explore, next Saturday, December 15 to help ensure that the stories of influential women are told, celebrated […]

York-based women’s history group plans to tell Herstory

YORK history group Herstory is hosting a presentation to showcase its work to make invisible women of the past century visible again. As part of the Heritage Open Days festival, Herstory will be sharing what it has discovered so far about the forgotten women who have changed society for the better. The group will be […]