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St Pauls Walk Mosaics

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The Women's History Mosaics

Six strands of achievement

The Project

The Women's History Mosaics are a set of six designs which will celebrate the ways Newport women have increased their participation and contribution to public life in Britain.The mosaics were designed by the artist with the assistance of community groups and schools, and honour specific local women from historical and modern times. 

The Themes

The activities of Newport women are remembered under six key themes.


Women who supported the Chartist movement of the 1830s and helped the cause of electoral and parliamentary reform.


Pioneers of women's political rights from the early 20th century, who campaigned for female suffrage.


The huge mobilisation of women to meet the needs of a wartime economy during World War II.

Public Face

The women who blazed the trail for participation in public life as councillors and representatives of the city.


Athletes and sportswomen who have raised the profile of women's sports and personal achievements.

Education Towards Equality

Recognition of those who have tried to expand opportunities for all women by promoting education and ambition.

You can find out more about this project by clicking this link. 

The mosaic project was funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund