In-person, in York events

All these events take place in York, UK
(some are ‘hybrid’ events, welcoming you either in-person or online, and marked OL below).
Some need to be booked in advance, while others are drop-in.
Click on the date to go to more details

Saturday 4th March
14:00-16:00 Come together: intercultural dialogue in solidarity. Creative Workshop

Monday 6th March 
13:00-15:00 The Iranian Revolution – showing solidarity. Panel meeting OL
20:00-22:45 Bolshee Open Mic Takeover at The Golden Ball Community Pub

Tuesday 7th March
 12:00-13:00 Feminist Film Club
14:00-16:00 Zine-making workshop
17:30-19:30 In Praise of Woman, Life, Freedom.  Talk and creative event OL
19:00-20:30 Women in Action. XR women talk about their experiences
19:30-22:00 York Spoken Word Open Mic: Solidarity OL

Wednesday 8th March
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
14:00-16:00 Home. Share what ‘home’ means to you OL
16:00-18:00 The spiritual lives of sex workers. Talk and Q&A OL
16:30-19:00 Thinking decolonially through an intersectional lens. Talk and Q&A (NOTE amended time: 16:30 -19:00, to include post-talk drinks reception.) OL
19:00-21:00 Wayward Girls and Wicked Women: An International Women’s Day Poetry Event (late entry)

Thursday 9th March
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. 
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
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
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
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
19:30-21:30 Music can do this. Femmes Fortissimo women’s brass band