Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.

Live Reporting

Hollie Smith, Gwyneth Rees and Ruth Thomas

All times stated are UK

  1. Good-bye

    The marchers have reached Bute Park - the end point of the procession route, so we'll bring our coverage to a close. We'll leave you with a reminder that there'll be a report on tonight's BBC Wales Today at 1845 on BBC One Wales so tune in if you want more!

    Banner saying 'We rise by lifting others' at the Cardiff Procession
  2. Welsh suffragette centre stage

    Lady Rhondda

    If you're following today's event, you might also be interested in a new production by the Welsh National Opera about the life of Lady Rhondda (Margaret Haig Thomas) whose campaign for women's suffrage included an attempt to destroy a postbox with a bomb.

    Paula Greenwood (Prid) and Madeleine Shaw (Lady Rhondda) during rehearsal
    Image caption: Paula Greenwood (Prid) and Madeleine Shaw (Lady Rhondda) during rehearsal
  3. More pictures from the parade

    Leona and Bella from Cardiff wearing scarves in the colours of the suffrage movement
    Image caption: Leona and Bella from Cardiff wearing scarves in the colours of the suffrage movement
    Marchers approaching Cardiff Castle with banner saying 'Teach our children about positive female role models'
    Image caption: Marchers approaching Cardiff Castle
    Image of Alma Thomas in a violet scarf with a red bin bag collecting litter
    Image caption: Clearing up after the parade: Alma Thomas 81 from Thornhill litter-picking en route
  4. Uniting the generations

    Women and girls of all ages are out in force.

    Women driving mobility scooters in the procession with their banners
    Image caption: These participants have travelled to Cardiff from Newtown
    Laura Harris holding her daughter Etta
    Image caption: Laura from Cardiff with baby Etta
  5. Musicians marching

    Women's choir Only Menopause Aloud and an all-female brass band are among those providing the musical accompaniment to today's parade. We caught up with them as they prepared for the big day.

    Video content

    Video caption: Welsh women's groups prepare for Cardiff procession
  6. Our reporter at the procession

    Quote Message: Thousands of women have turned out, and car horns are hooting and people clapping and cheering as the procession passes. from Gwyneth Rees BBC Wales News
    Gwyneth ReesBBC Wales News
    Procession participants walking through Cardiff
  7. On the march

    Amelia, 13 and Rhiannon, 16 are grateful for what previous generations did to earn women's right to vote. They say: “The atmosphere here is amazing” and “we just wanted to come to celebrate the women who fought for us to finally have the vote”

    Amelia and Rhiannon
  8. 'Remarkable scenes'

    Teleri Glyn Jones is covering the procession for BBC Wales Today. She's been taking pictures during the preparations and as the parade set off:

  9. 'We honour you'

    Nessie Reid, 31, from Llandysul says: "Women still have a long way to go in terms of equality of pay and in terms of women who still don't have the opportunity to vote."

    Nessie Reid holding her banner at the procession
    Image caption: Nessie Reid holding her banner at the procession
  10. 'Same rights as men'

    Fatima Roberts, 38 from Bridgend says: "I am here to celebrate, but women still need to achieve the same rights as men in terms of work and pay."

    Fatima Roberts sitting on the grass
    Image caption: Fatima Roberts says women still need to achieve the same rights as men.
  11. And they're off!

    Women with Processions banners near Cardiff City Stadium
    Image caption: The procession has begun its journey towards Cardiff Castle
  12. Singing and celebrating

    Before setting off, the crowd were entertained by women's choir Only Menopause Aloud.

    Crowd watching women's choir Only Menopause Aloud
    Image caption: Crowds being entertained by Only Menopause Aloud.
  13. 'My relatives changed the world'

    The great great great niece of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst - Louisa Helen Johnson of Swansea says: "It is such a monumental occasion, it's going to go down in history. I feel terribly proud of my relatives and how they changed the world."

    Louisa Helen Johnson wearing a purple sash
    Image caption: Louisa Helen Johnson, Emmeline Pankhurst's great great great niece, is wearing a violet sash - a colour that represents the vote for women.
  14. Sisterhood

    Having a cuppa before the start of the procession.

    Elaine Stuttard and Diana Trott from Ystradgynlais say they are marching for "sisterhood and all the women in the world who still don't have the vote".

    Elaine and Diana sitting whilst having a cup of tea
  15. Pics from the parade

    People are gathering with their banners at the start of the procession route at Cardiff City Stadium.

    Sian, Corrie, Ashley and Laura standing with their banner that reads San Portablo
    Image caption: Twins Sian and Corrie and their friends Laura and Ashley from Port Talbot... or San Portablo as they prefer to call it!
    Group of female rollerbladers standing with their sign
    Image caption: Roller derby teams from Cardiff and the Valleys are skating the route
    Group of Muslim women holding their banner
    Image caption: Shaimaa Osman, Sahar Al-Faifi and Husna Hossain with their banner highlighting the diversity of Muslim women
    The Merrett family holding their banner
    Image caption: The Merrett family from Barry with their banner in the suffragette colours.
  16. Why I'm marching...

    Thousands of women are expected at this afternoon's event. Three of them have spoken to us about their reasons for taking part.

    Tasha Middleton with her banner, inspired by designs from Greenham Common
    Image caption: Tasha Middleton with her banner, inspired by designs from Greenham Common