Ann Pettitt

PEACE ACTIVIST

As a young mother bringing up small children on a small holding in Carmarthenshire, Ann Pettitt began a movement that changed the face of modern history. One of the founders of The Women’s Peace Camp at Greenham Common, with 36 women marching 120 miles for 10 days from their homes to the Berkshire airbase in protest at plans to store cruise missiles. Ann wrote a book about her time at Greenham, also writing on the topics of feminism, sustainable living and Welsh politics for national newspapers, feminist publications, and other magazines.

Category: Politics & Social Reform
Dates: TBC - PRESENT
Location: Camarthenshire
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