International Women’s Day
Thursday 8 March 2018
Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth
Doors open 6.30pm
English: To mark International Women’s Day, Ceredigion Museum presents a stimulating evening of talks and discussion, followed by music from the Bung Bung Belles.
A diverse panel of local women campaigners will speak about how we can work towards an equal world. With a museum talk beforehand and audience discussion at the end, this promises to be an inspiring night. All welcome. Organised in partnership with Aberration.
Chair: Jo Hopkins Panel: Amal Abu-Bakare, Andrea Hammel, Kate Rose, Michelle Pooley
£6 Concession: £5
Ceredigion Museum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth
FULL PROGRAMME: Bookstalls with Honno Publishers and Planet Magazine Charity Chocolate Egg raffle for Aberaid and West Wales Domestic Abuse Service 7.00 Gallery: talk about artist Seren Morgan Jones with Alice Briggs Assistant Curator. 7.15 Time to chat and settle in for the evening. Bar open. 7.30 Video 7.35 Welcome by Carrie Canham, Museum Curator. 7.40 Jo Hopkins, Aberystwyth University and Senior Sponsor of the Home Office Gender Equality Network: Why does Wales need an International Women’s Day? 8.00 Women and activism: panel discussion chaired by Jo Hopkins Andrea Hammel, Aberaid’s work with refugees Kate Rose, Trans Champion within the Welsh Government, on transactivism 8.20 Q&A 8.30 Amal Abu-Bakare, Aberystwyth University, on race, Islamic feminism and intersectionality. Michelle Pooley, Director, West Wales Domestic Abuse Service, on the work of her organisation. 8.50 Q&A 9.00 Thanks from Carrie Canham Contribute to story wall and filming. Break for refreshments 9.30 Charity Chocolate Egg Raffle with Carrie Canham 9.40 Harmonies from the Bung Bung Belles 10.30 Ends The evening will be filmed by Amy Daniel – an opportunity to have your voice heard Photographer: Jess Rose Event funded by WEN