Women Up North

We invite women to join Manchester Feminist Network on Saturday 1st March to celebrate International Women’s Day at Women Up North 2014. At this free event at Friends Meeting House we will host a variety of workshops, including Singing, Lindyhop dance class, Feminist Avengers Creative Activism, Issues affecting Lesbian and Bisexual Women seeking asylum, Feminism and Religion, and various Craftivism activities where you can make feminist and peace related crafts!
We will be selling cakes, bags and badges. News from Nowhere Women’s Radical bookshop will be selling books and we will feature a performance from the WAST choir. If you have childcare requirements or want more information please email manchesterfeministnetwork@riseup.net or find us on facebook. Hope to see you there!

Download our timetable for more details:

WUN 14 Timetable

MFN Women Up North


10 thoughts on “Women Up North

  1. I’m thinking about coming down from newcastle would there be anywhere to crash? I’ll bring a sleeping bag!

    • Hi Hedgey, we haven’t organised any crash space unfortunately and this moderators house is already full of women staying the night! But I guess you could always ask around when you get here? Sorry not to be more helpfu

      • no worries i’ve stuck my sleeping bag in me bag I’ll ask around when I get there and as they sea
        shy bairns get nowt

  2. Hi Thanks for organising this event – I’m sorry I’ll have to miss it- visiting my mother – caring for friends and relatives, and getting older, are potential workshop topics for another one. for some of us, eh???.
    I’d have liked to bring a display and info about the Womens Holiday Centre- ‘Horton’ up in the Dales- set up as part of the womens liberation movement in the early 80’s and still there for holidays, workshops etc.

    Is it ok to post some leaflets through?- I’ve rung the Meeting House and they say they’re happy to pass mail along to the organisers, if someone could put them on a table? It would be good to spread the word – it needs using more if its going to keep being there! Special midweek rates- when its nice and quiet!. For access details please see the website -hortonwhc.wordpress.com/. Currently born women only, and children, are welcome. Its a charitable co-op and has a sliding scale of charges to keep it as accessible, finacnially, as possible. All the best for a great day on saturday!

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