International Women’s Day 2020 ~ ‘Our Voices, Our Lives’ evening

Aberystwyth 7 March 2020

Diwrnod Rhyngwladol y Menywod 7 Mawrth

Shrouk dancing with rainbow flag
Shrouk El Attar performs her ‘Dancing Queer’ act
Photo: @Diego_Maeso_ 

Celebrate International Women’s Day (a day early) on Saturday 7 March with a sparky and inspiring evening of talks, discussion and live music! At Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

English details below // Cymraeg >>

6pm to around 10.30pm
Our Voices, Our Lives

Talks and live performance to challenge, dazzle and inspire. Hosted by Helen Sandler. £7 / £5 (concessions) – your ticket is for the whole evening. TICKETS>>

6pm Panel discussion on the theme ‘Speak Up’: amplifying crucial issues affecting women’s lives in Wales and beyond. How can campaigners be heard and be effective? With activists Maria Mesa, Leena Sarah Farhat and Shrouk El-Attar.

8pm Live performance: Shrouk El-Attar’s gyrating and gender-bending Dancing Queer (pictured, top of page), truth-telling poet Kittie Belltree, and live music from singer-songwriter Emily Farr. (The programme has changed slightly since we printed our leaflets – and is still fabulous!)

Evening open to everyone interested in women’s equality, whatever your gender (women, men, non-binary – all welcome). Events mainly in English. Age guidance 14+

TICKETS: Aberystwyth Arts Centre 01970 62 32 32 www.aberystwythartscentre.co.uk

WORKSHOPS: Earlier the same day we are running an afternoon of creative workshops for women. Release your inner rock star with a music workshop run by The Rock Project, play up with Forum Theatre led by Jane Hoy, or make your own zine with Nicky Arscott. More info below or here>>

PARTNERSHIP

Event organised in partnership by Aberration, Aberystwyth University and WEN Wales.