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The Hypatia Trust is a registered educational charity in the United Kingdom. We support and promote women’s achievements through research and documentation, exhibition, publication and by providing training and educational activities.
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Calling all Bronte fans! Join us for a Cornish Tea with the Branwells of Chapel Street on Wednesday 5th July, 3-5pm.
The History: Maternal relations of the Brontës in Penzance The Writing Table: A display of Branwell-Carne-Brontë literature & art, with accompanying film. Actress Angela Crow will give a brief talk about Maria Branwell who left home in Penzance in 1812, to journey to Yorkshire – a trip that changed her life forever.
All proceeds to establish THE GARDENERS’ HOUSE – a Community Resource & Learning Centre in Morrab Gardens nearby – an added venue for the Penzance LitFest.
RSVP necessary. Limited admission (40) Tickets by post/cheque (with SAE) from: Hypatia Trust, 16 Chapel Street, Penzance, TR18 4AW, or reserve by e-mail at email@example.com & seat will be kept until 2:45pm (only)
The Hypatia Collection is an umbrella name for a set of sub-collections comprising books, documents and artefacts that concern women's roles in history and contemporary life. This resource is an archive of documentation on the achievements and contributions of women world-wide. Read more...
Our new campaign - Hypatia Women: Cornwall celebrates and promotes women in Cornwall past & present. This month features much loved and respected Truro born teacher Wendy Teasdale. Read Wendy's interview and hear what she thinks about the importance of balance in life, modern day distractions like social media and how very few gender hurdles she had to jump in her career 'I wish more jobs had such well-designed and signposted routes back to work for mothers.' Find Mrs Teasdale's interview here.