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Ladies of Leisure

We all work very hard at whatever we do, so deserve some time off from the mundane demands of life. There are several independent productions coming up at York Theatre Royal (St Leonard’s Place, YO1) which may be of interest … Continue reading

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York International Women’s Week

The 2018 YIWW programme has dozens of events across the city so there is something for everyone in the calendar. For more information see yorkinternationalwomensweek.wordpress.com or follow on @YorkWomen and YorkInternationalWomensWeek. For queries and bookings contact the organisers directly on … Continue reading

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Suffragette (2015)

Broadcasting Sat 3rd Feb on C4 9pm The film puts fictional protagonist Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) into real documented situations. Well worth seeing to watch the struggles, strength and commitment of the activists. Not suitable for a younger or more … Continue reading

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Vote100

This year (2018) marks the centenary of when women in the UK were first granted the right to vote (suffrage) in national parliamentary elections under the “Representation of the People Act“, released on 6 Feb. The Act allowed women to … Continue reading

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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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