ABOUT PURPLE PLAQUES

The Purple Plaque scheme was launched on #InternationalWomensDay 2017, by the newly-formed Assembly Labour Women’s Group (ALWG). The campaign aims to improve the recognition of Wales’ most influential women.

It is hoped that people all over Wales will see this as an opportunity to remember and honour our Remarkable Women in Wales. This website is an open invitation, providing a portal to profile and develop proposals to add to our knowledge and visibility of women across Wales.

You can propose a plaque here:

 

Anna Noel

Our first Plaque was designed and created by Anna Noel, Swansea Ceramic Artist. Once the design was approved, several months were spent researching and testing the construction of the Plaque, as it had to be quite thick. A slow drying process and a first firing of 30 hours was required, before another firing of the glazing to finish.

A growing Committee.

After the launch, a group emerged, which has now agreed with Chwarae Teg to host the project, ensuring its sustainability. iCreate of Swansea have donated this website. We hope this gives a flavour of the potential of this project to gather and promote women’s stories and highlight the achievements of more of our Remarkable Women in Wales.

ABOUT PURPLE PLAQUES

The Purple Plaque scheme was launched on International Womens Day 2017, by the newly-formed Assembly Labour Women’s Group (ALWG). The campaign aims to improve the recognition of Wales’ most influential women.

It is hoped that people all over Wales will see this as an opportunity to remember and honour our Remarkable Women in Wales. This website is an open invitation, providing a portal to profile and develop proposals to add to our knowledge and visibility of women across Wales.

You can propose a plaque here:

 

Anna Noel

Our first Plaque was designed and created by Anna Noel, Swansea Ceramic Artist. Once the design was approved, several months were spent researching and testing the construction of the Plaque, as it had to be quite thick. A slow drying process and a first firing of 30 hours was required, before another firing of the glazing to finish.

A growing Committee.

After the launch, a group emerged, which has now agreed with Chwarae Teg to host the project, ensuring its sustainability. iCreate of Swansea have donated this website. We hope this gives a flavour of the potential of this project to gather and promote women’s stories and highlight the achievements of more of our Remarkable Women in Wales.