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Saturday 4th March
Online Events:
10:30-11:45 Iyengar yoga, benefit for UK Friends of Khwendo Kor
14:00-16:00 Home. Share what ‘home’ means to you

In-Person Event:
14:00-16:00 Come together: intercultural dialogue in solidarity. Creative Workshop

Sunday 5th March
Online Event:
13:30-14:40 Creating a solidarity textile banner. Sew together for your work to be part of a banner 

Monday 6th March 
Online event
13:00-15:00 Connecting with Yourself and Others. A contemplative workshop, drawing on the strength and connectedness of trees

Online and In-person event
13:00-15:00 The Iranian Revolution – showing solidarity. Panel meeting

In-person event:
20:00-22:45 Bolshee Open Mic Takeover at The Golden Ball Community Pub

Tuesday 7th March
Online and In-person events:
17:30-19:30 In Praise of Woman, Life, Freedom.  Talk and creative event
19:30-22:00 York Spoken Word Open Mic: Solidarity

In-person events: 
12:00-13:00 Feminist Film Club
14:00-16:00 Zine-making workshop
19:00-20:30 Women in Action. XR women talk about their experiences

Wednesday 8th March
Online and In-person events:
14:00-16:00 Home. Share what ‘home’ means to you
16:00-18:00 The spiritual lives of sex workers. Talk and Q&A
16:00-19:00 Thinking decolonially through an intersectional lens. Talk and Q&A

Online event:
18:00-19:00 York’s Factory Women. Talk about Rowntree women in first half of twentieth-century  

In-person events:
10:00-12.30 & 13:30-16:00 Yorkits Workshop for making eco-friendly washable feminine hygiene kits supporting girls whose education is at risk from period-poverty 
10:00-16:00 Kyra International Women’s Day 2023. Many events, celebrating 10 years of Kyra 
11:00-12:00 Women and birth in 2023. Global perspectives on birthing

19:00-21:00 Wayward Girls and Wicked Women: An International Women’s Day Poetry Event  

Thursday 9th March
Online event:
16:30-18:00 Libertas! Remembering York’s Lesbian Arts Festival

In-person events:
11:00-12:00 Using writing to promote self-care & self-empowerment: insights from a local project 
11:00-16:00 El Tendedero – The Clothesline Project. Outdoor event that started in Mexico making messages of sexual harassment.  **You might also be interested in an ONLINE discussion by the founder of the Clothesline Project, Mexican artist & activist, Monica Meyer, on Monday 6th March, 6pm. Free tickets and more info on this Eventbrite site. **
17:00-18:30 Dancefloor project (for women & non-binary people aged 18-25) What’s needed to make public spaces, especially dancefloors, safer?

Friday 10th March
Online event:
19:30-21:00 Solidarity at Stairwell Books. Women authors published by Stairwell share their experiences 

In-person events:

15:00-17:00 Seated massage in support of IDAS (for those who self-identify as women) 15-minute clothed massage 
16:00-18:00 Playing your part – women in theatre at York Theatre Royal. York-connected women in theatre talk about what makes
them proud and empowered (plus exhibition) 
18:30-20:30 #ENDPERIODPOVERTY: A community conversation. Conversation led by a panel on period poverty 

Saturday 11th March
In-person events: 
10:00-15:00 Morsbag making – bags made from recycled fabric! All materials supplied

10:00-12:30 York Racial Equality Network Celebration with speakers, crafts and The Barbarellas [late entry]
14:00-16:00  ’A Frock for FROK’– Women’s Clothes and Accessories Swop

Sunday 12th March
In-person events: 
13:00-15:30 Writing workshop with Hannah Davies / Say Owt
14:00-16:00 Glimpses into the spirit of gender equality. Film and discussion

Saturday 22nd April
In-person event:
19:30-21:30 Music can do this. Femmes Fortissimo women’s brass band