Category Archives: Day of the Girl 2015

Join us for our workshops and talks!

We are super excited to announce that we will be running the following events at The Guildhall on Saturday and Sunday 10-11th October 2015.

Remember we will still be exhibiting lots of work created by young people from the community!

On Saturday we have the following events taking place…

Talks on Saturday

Workshops on Saturday

11.00 – 12.00

Ian Constance & Amy Pressland

Girls and Sport 

Ian is a sports coach and chairman of Norfolk Women and Girls Football League and Amy is a researcher on media representations of women in sport at the UEA. They will reflect on the challenges that girls face in the world of sport, and how we can get more girls involved.

11.00-13.00

Throw Like a Girl

In our first activity of the weekend we will be playing games, inventing new sports and thinking about how sportswomen are represented in the media? #likeagirl

13.00 – 14.00

Get Political! Norwich Feminist Network Activist Meeting

What changes in Norwich do you think would benefit women and girls? What would you ask your MP to do to bring about equality? What grassroots activities could we do?

13.00 – 14.30

Rosette Making

We will be learning how to make rosettes in the style of those worn by the Suffragettes.

14.30-15.30

Hayley Long

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Author Hayley Long will talk about writing her book on girlhood as well as giving a short reading from her book for us.

15.30-16.30

Creative Writing

Join us after Hayley’s talk as we take her advice and try to start writing our own book!

And then on Sunday the 11th, we have the following events:

Talks on Sunday

Workshops on Sunday

11.30 – 12.30

Richard Cvijetc

Norwich White Ribbon Campaign

The role of men in countering violence against women and gender inequality. Richard will discuss his work with White Ribbon Campaign and Norfolk Says No.

11.00-13.00

Confidence Building

Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 12.35.29A range of creative workshops will encourage young people realise their worth and value.

13.30 – 14.30

 Sophie Elliott

Women in Publishing

Founder of feminist magazine Parallel, Sophie Elliott will discuss what its like to make a feminist publication and discuss her success in using kickstarter to fund her projects.

13.30 – 15.00

Zine Making

Join us as we make our own zines and take inspiration from the mobile zine library!

We hope that you agree with us that its going to be our BEST Day of the Girl yet!

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