Join us to talk about 2020, branch roles on offer and to toast our outgoing branch leader, Christine Dean!
Join us for our branch meeting discussion on our strategy for 2021. In the first hour we will discuss ideas for our campaigns and other activities and in the second hour we will focus in on our election strategy, specially looking at whether we will stand in the Mayoral election or Local elections. Get your thinking caps on - all views welcome!
We will then be following up with a series of meetings in the new year, each focussing in on a different campaign or area of activity. From these meetings we will finalise our 2021 strategy!
Still on Zoom!
Please join us for our Barnet branch meeting on Sunday 6th December 19:00 - 20:30 approx.
We will be discussing plans and campaigns taking place over the next few months.
Please RSVP and we will send you the event link nearer the time.
Stay Safe & Keep Well
Lisa, Olivia & the branch team
Women's Equality Barnet
This training session is for you if you need to recruit more members to your local branch, or activists and allies to your campaign, or supporters to your cause.
Learn how to have meaningful recruitment conversations and get the support you need to grow our movement and make change happen.
This session is open to members only and spaces are limited so please only sign up for one session and please let us know if for any reason you can't make it.
Women's Equality Bexley presents...
Human Rights Day Quiz Social
Everyone is welcome
Join us for an evening of facts, fun & feminism
Thursday 10th December - 19:30-21:00 - via Zoom
Save the date for our first ever WEP pet show!
We want to see your glammed up guinea pigs, dainty dogs and cats on the cat walk.
Join us from your sofa with a hot chocolate (and Baileys) in hand for an
evening of fur, fun and fabulousness.
Categories will be announced shortly but to give you an idea of what’s in store, the first category will
be pets who look like celebrities.
Judge our Furries, Purries and Birdies
Winners will be selected by a panel of judges. If you’ve been watching too much strictly and think
you can do better, we want you to be a judge! If you’re interested then simply reply to this message
with your full name and the word ‘Judge’. The panel will be selected at random and the deadline to
apply is 23 November 2020.
All pets and all people welcome.
More details to follow next week, including where to get your tickets.
Come and join us for a Festival of Writing facilitated by Greater Manchester Women's Equality Party: an afternoon of creative thinking, reading, writing and inspiration. This is a free event but donations are welcomed to support our chosen charity: Safety4Sisters
Introduction – 1.15pm
Introduction and welcome with a reading by Manchester/London poet and activist Steph Pike. Steph performed some of her amazing work at the launch of the Manchester Branch of WEP at The Pankhurst Centre five years ago. We welcome her back today to give a reading of 'Suffragette City' and tell us a little about what inspires her as a poet, activist and performer.
Workshop One – 1.30pm
Poetry – Helen Shay
Helen will facilitate a fascinating workshop exploring how poetry can be used to express feminist issues. Helen is an accomplished spoken word performer based in the North, currently serving on the Society of Author’s Poetry & Spoken Word Group Committee. As a WEP founder member, she believes spoken word can empower the voices of women and be a tool for change.
Workshop Two – 2pm
Self-publishing – Jen Eden
Do you have that first draft of your novel ready? A collection of poetry hidden in notebooks? Jen Eden leads this fantastic workshop packed with advice on how to get your writing out there and how to set about self-publishing your work.
Workshop Three – 2.30pm
Creative writing – Emma Milsom-Franks
With two degrees in English and on track to become a teacher, get your pens and paper ready to get involved with Emma Milsom-Frank’s interactive workshop that looks at simple writing techniques to evoke memory and imagination.
Workshop Four – 3pm
Plot Sequencing/Character Development – Eloise Bonney
Have the story but not sure where to begin? Eloise Bonney has a degree in writing and has written her very own short plays. Join Eloise as she sets out how to get started with plot sequencing and character development.
Meet and greet – 3.30pm
And relax! After our workshops, pop along to our meet and greet where you'll be able to ask authors and artists for their tips on writing.
Launch of COVID-19 Stories Project – 4.30pm
Greater Manchester Women's Equality Party aim to capture the stories local women through the lockdown and the Covid pandemic and create an important archive of those experiences.
*All of the writers and workshop leaders are giving their time freely for this event. Please do consider supporting their work at future events or through their publications.
END – 4.45pm
Join us just before the longest night for a social evening in your slippers!
Grab yourself a drink and some nibbles and join the conversation.
Let us know if you're planning to come by using the form below. Remember to tick the 'send me updates' box if you see it.
Our first branch meeting of 2021 will be online at 6pm.
RSVP below for updates, including the all important meeting link, nearer the time.
As the meeting is online, please supply yourself with snacks, tea and the like. Pets are always welcome in shot!