Wendy Moorhouse Johns

Wendy Moorhouse Johns was based in Leamington Spa during the height of the peace movement. She organised a Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) group through Spare Rib magazine and they visited Greenham Common together.

In her interview, she touches on class relations to protest and the different challenges faced by women from different socio-economic backgrounds.

Wendy has a passion and talent for music and she discusses the relationship between folk music and the peace movement, including her project undertaken as part of a degree at the Ruskin School of Art. She tells us about meeting Peggy Seeger in Oxford and singing together onstage.

Wendy talks widely about women’s history, family, and experiences in relation to protest and activism.

Wendy was interviewed by Kitty Gurnos Davies in 2019. 

Interview Transcript