We’re delighted to bring you Megan Cooke’s review of The Suffragettes film. Megan is 10 1/2 and watched the film with her mum, Jackie. “This film has a lot of lows, but one big positive message. It is about a 24 year old lady called Maud who gets involved, unwillingly at first, into suffragettes, encouraged by a courageous strong lady named violet. And from there, … Continue reading
Greetings from Girl HQ! We hope you’re having a lovely summer, we’ve been hard at work putting something brilliant together for day of the girl. This year we’re changing it up a bit and will be celebrating International Day of the Girl at the beautiful Guildhall (or as we like to call it, the Girldhall). Just look at how beautiful it is! As … Continue reading Lots of planning at Girl HQ
Day of the Girl Norwich was a hive of activity around International Women’s Day but the highlight was the GirlsRoarLive open mic night which took place on Saturday 7th March. Held in conjunction with our friends at The Wharf Academy we were joined by a number of local female artists who shared with us a range of songs, poems and spoken word pieces. On the night … Continue reading GirlsRoarLive!
We are delighted to bring you a guest blog from Carolyn Rickards who hosted a cafe conversation about Girlhood and Fantasy at International Day of the Girl. ‘It’s Not Just Make Believe’: Girlhood and Fantasy Fiction From recent blockbuster adaptations of Snow White and Little Red Riding Hood through to the Harry Potter phenomenon, fantasy and fairy tale continue to dominate popular culture. … Continue reading ‘It’s Not Just Make Believe’: Girlhood and Fantasy Fiction – Carolyn Rickards