Resource : Jacquard Loom

The loom contributed to the transformation of textile weaving from a ‘cottage industry’ to a focus of mass production on an industrial scale.

Resource : The Pussyhat

The Pussyhat project is a social movement focused on raising awareness about women's issues and advancing human rights.

Resource : Tolpuddle Martyrs Sculpture

The maltreatment of the ‘Tolpuddle Martyrs’, as they became known, helped pave the way for the creation of trade unions and the protection of employees' rights.

Resource : Anti-slavery sugar bowl

One of the ways British people tried to challenge slavery, was to stop buying sugar - one of the most profitable products of the Caribbean plantations.