International Women’s Day Festival

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday 10/03/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Derby Market Place

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Derby’s FREE festival joins the global celebrations with inspiring speakers at QUAD and performances, taster activities, Human Library and exhibitions under a huge marquee on the Market Place.

FREE entry – donations appreciated. All genders, all communities together with lots for children to enjoy including soft play area.

Celebrate with uplifting sing-alongs, dance-alongs and a drumming circle, 40+ stalls, good causes & activities, arts & crafts, sports, Suffragette HERstory & family fun. You can make a robot, make an empowerment doll, make something for Mothers’ Day or find a new hobby.

Inspirational speakers at QUAD include Jasvinder Sanghera and Frances Ryan.

After the day of festivities there will be a Suffragette Memorial March, marking 100 years since the first women won the right to vote in the UK, meet at 4pm, Market Place to join the march of about 20-30mins around the city centre – bring a banner, sing along, wear purple or even dress as a Suffragette. You can make a Suffragette sash during the day at the Vox Feminarum stall. Supportive brothers and non-binary siblings welcome.

This popular annual festival is organised entirely by volunteers.

For more programme details visit the website http://womensdayderby.wordpress.com
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