Mass march marks 100 years of women's vote

Women taking part in the march in BelfastImage copyright EREUTERS

Women across the UK have marched together to create a living artwork, to mark 100 years since the first British women won the vote.

Women in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London donned the colours of the suffragette movement - green, white and violet - as part of a mass procession.

One hundred female artists worked with local communities to create banners for the marches in the four cities.

The protest banners bear messages about equality.

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n Edinburgh, crowds marched to Queen's Drive in Holyrood ParkGETTY IMAGES

The mass participation artwork is being hailed as a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" celebrating a centenary of the women's vote.

The event was co-ordinated by 14-18 Now - an art programme connecting people with the First World War - and Artichoke - a charity which creates public art in the UK.

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