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About yorkfeministnetwork

We are an independent group in York, UK and aim to act as a hub to enable women and men who support feminism in York and the surrounding area to meet (in real life or online), discuss, share ideas and take action.

Women’s March, York

Gathering at 11:50am on Saturday 21 January by St Michael le Belfrey, High Petergate (outside Monster in the city centre). The route is about twenty minutes to half an hour, though with speakers at key points during the march, it … Continue reading

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York Suffragettes production

The 2017 new season of productions at York Theatre Royal includes Everything is Possible: The York Suffragettes, which may be of interest to you for one of the performances Tue 20 June — Sat 01 Jul at 7.30 daily (not … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood evening

One-off QandA session held 11 Oct 7.30pm at York Theatre Royal with the prolific Canadian author to discuss her new work Hag Seed and others in the varied back catalogue. This current title is a modern rewrite of Shakespeare’s The … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the men on International Women’s Day

Sisters, we have gone too far. We took a whole day out of the calendar and made it all about ourselves, leaving men to make do with a mere 365 days (because it is a Leap Year, after all) where … Continue reading

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Women’s only cafe meeting 13/09/15 – results of our discussion.

Well, it’s the beginning of the new academic year, most people are back from their holidays and we had a lot to discuss about what we want to do this year! Thank you very much to everyone who came today, … Continue reading

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13th September – Women only cafe meeting. We’d like to know what you think!

Sorry for the lack of updates recently. The blog and email account have recently changed hands and it’s taking me a while to get into the swing of things! We’ve recieved a couple of emails asking us whether our twice … Continue reading

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Sexual entertainment – consultation

We’d like to make you aware of a consultation being carried out by City of York Council about sexual entertainment.  You do not need to live in York to comment.  You can have your say at https://www.york.gov.uk/info/20169/business_licences/1686/sexual_entertainment_consultation This is a … Continue reading

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