Host of events for Women’s Day

February 28 2014

TO celebrate International Women's Day, the M Shed will be hosting a day of events, debates and activities on Saturday March 8.

TO celebrate International Women's Day, the M Shed will be hosting a day of events, debates and activities on Saturday March 8.
From 10.30am until 5pm Bristol Women's Voice – a group for women aiming to make women's equality in Bristol a reality – will be providing short presentations from women’s groups, workshops, entertainment by female performance artists, spotlight speakers raising different women's issues and stalls from different organisations that will promote women's work within Bristol. No booking is required and the event is free.
To mark the launch of the Fem FM archive – the UK's first ever women's radio station launched in 1992 – radio experts will be taking part in a panel discussion from 3pm about women's achievements in radio over the past two decades. Admission is also free and all are welcome.
An evening of debate, film, music and refreshments organised by the Bristol Fairtrade Network will take place from 7.30pm to 10.30pm. The evening will include a film screening of ‘In the House, in Bed and on the Streets’ direct from the Feminist Film Festival in London, music from The Cat’s Pyjamas and Mykala Cheung, and a panel debate on 'How do we end violence against women?'.
Tickets are £8 (£6 concessions) and are available from M Shed shop. Call 0117 352 6600 to book a place.