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 … Continue reading Join us for our workshops and talks!
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
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
As a couple of Norfolk girls, we were pleased as punch to be invited to the Royal Norfolk Show to engage with even more of you out there! Since partnering with the Girl Guides we’ve been really lucky to work with them and even more lucky to be asked to join their (ahem, award winning) stall at the show. Along with the activities we also figured … Continue reading Day of the Girl Norwich at the Royal Norfolk Show!
So, it’s been a busy few weeks at Girl HQ and we are super excited that the Evening News has covered the project. The article talks about our Girl Ambassador programme – but what is a Girl Ambassador and what do they do? We thought that it was important that girls were at the centre of this project – it is by them, … Continue reading The Girl Ambassador Programme
Day of the Girl Norwich is two and a half already, oh how time flies! It feels like it was just yesterday the UN announced that it was recognising the day, aiming to “raise awareness of the situation of girls around the world” for all UN Member States and international organisations as well as civil society. It feels like only yesterday we sat down for a … Continue reading We’re Online!