Miss World 1970 Protest Mug – Stokes Croft China & PRSC Shop

Miss World 1970 Protest Mug



UK delivery £3.95 - Free delivery on orders over £50!


"We are not beautiful, we are not ugly, we are angry"

In November 1970, a group of feminist activists stormed the stage disrupting the Miss World beauty contest at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

At that time, Miss World was a British Television institution, but the protest by the Women's Liberation Movement marked the beginning of the end for the world’s most famous beauty pageant.

Minutes after compère Bob Hope cockily quipped on the parade being a ‘cattle market’, viewers watched him shaken and confused as the stage was invaded. Throwing flour bombs the women chanted: "We are not beautiful, we are not ugly, We Are Angry." The movement flourished for a decade, and sparked hundreds of feminist groups all over the country.

The Artist: Bev Milward Bev Milward's makers mark

Bev Milward is an established maker working in porcelain. She is interested in the longevity and sentimentality of ceramics, how they infiltrate our lives and can be used as a tool for communication long after leaving the maker.

Her distinctive landscape collaged pieces have a strong narrative in common with her porcelain work. Her makers mark is a key which is featured on the front of the current British Studio pottery dictionary.

Product Specification

Material: English Fine Bone China
Type: Mug

Model: Balmoral
Dimensions: H 8.9cm
Weight: 300gm
Capacity: 350ml Teapot, Cup and Saucer Set

Dishwasher Safe: It's up to you (here's why)
Microwave Safe: Yes, unless it has gold leaf or platinum lustre! (here's why)

Delivery and Returns

FREE UK delivery on all orders over £50, or FREE Click & Collect from our Stokes Croft shop! Standard UK delivery is £3.95, and should arrive in 2 - 3 working days.
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