Additional Events

Listed here are details of events that arrived after the programme had been put together. We’re including them here on the understanding that the co-ordinating group has not been able to check whether they meet our eligibility criteria and include the level of detail that would have been required for the brochure itself.

 Sunday 8th March

Play: ‘White Girls’
Where: Dusk, 8 New Street, York.
When: 5pm, 8th March
Cost: £7, money fundraised provides legal aid for refugees in Greece

The charity SolidariTee, team up with Laughing Mirror to perform the highly-acclaimed play ‘White Girls’, about two girls who set out to improve the refugee crisis.

Film at the Folk Hall: Lady Bird (International Women’s Day)
Where: Folk Hall, New Earswick
When: 8th March
Time: 6:30pm onwards
You are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day with JRF and JRHT staff and residents by coming along to watch the film Lady Bird (certificate 15) at The Folk Hall.  Please bring your friends along too.  This is a comedy-drama based on a high schooler in Sacramento undergoing the trials of love, family and self-discovery as she dreams of escaping to college on the East Coast.

This event is supporting Kyra who are a charity in York that exists to help local women make positive change in their lives.  We ask if attendees can contribute a £2 charitable donation as an entrance fee towards Kyra and their important cause.

Doors open at 6:30pm, film starts promptly at 7pm.

Thursday 12th March

Talks HIgh Hair: From the Duchess of Devonshire to Amy Winehouse
Where: York Mansion House: 
When: 12th March
Time: 6-7pm (doors open 5.40pm)

In support of York International Women’s Week 2020, York Mansion House is delighted to welcome Professor Gillian Russell, who will be exploring the enduring power of the iconic high hairstyle.

The high hairstyle of the woman of fashion is an enduring image of the eighteenth century, making its presence felt in films such as ‘The Duchess’, starring Keira Knightley, and in the party costuming of no less than Elton John. In this talk Gillian Russell explores the history of ‘high heads’ in the 1770s and 1780s. What went into the making of these hairstyles, why were they controversial, and what do they tell us about the changing role of women in Georgian public life (as well as how women in public today are seen today)?

 Booking required:
£6,  to cover costs and to include  a welcome drink
Contact info:  01904 553663/553660.
York Mansion House is fully accessible, with lifts and ramps throughout.



Saturday 29th February

FortyFive Vinyl Cafe’s monthly Music Bingo returns on the 29th February celebrating International Women’s Week 2020 featuring the pivotal female figures in music across all genres from Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey to Britney Spears and Billie Eilish. Bingo starts at 7:30pm – £1 per bingo card with 9 prizes to be won!

Where: FortyFive Vinyl Cafe, 29 Micklegate, York, YO1 6JH
When: 29th February 2020
Time: 7:00pm
All profits to IDAS [Independent Domestic Abuse Services]


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