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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.

Timeline for Centenary

Call for Entries Next year (2018) marks the centenary of when women first received the vote in England and Wales. To commemorate this momentous political change, YFN intends to present a series of weekly blog posts to create a timeline … Continue reading

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Reclaim the Night 2017

Saturday 25 Nov, 5.30pm Held on United Nations Day to eliminate violence against women and begins 6 days of activism which aim to end all types of gender based violence. Following an IDAS candlelit vigil, gather at 5.30pm in St … Continue reading

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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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2017 Reading

The York Feminist Reading Group meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month from 7.30pm. At the moment we’re meeting at various member’s houses, so get in touch if you want the addresses! There is also a Facebook group … 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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