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For centuries, the answer has been men: and white, middle-class, heterosexual men to boot. But as that starts to change, our eminent panel asks how women can make their voices heard and bring about change – for everyone – from the Houses of Parliament to the grass roots. Guests include MPs Rachel Reeves, Jess Phillips, Thangam Debonnaire and Jo Swinson; chaired by Melissa Benn.

For centuries, the answer has been men: and white, middle-class, heterosexual men to boot. But as that starts to change, our eminent panel asks how women can make their voices heard and bring about change – for everyone – from the Houses of Parliament to the grass roots. Guests include MPs Rachel Reeves, Jess Phillips, Thangam Debonnaire and Jo Swinson; chaired by Melissa Benn.

Herstory is a participatory project that straddles art, activism and education and uses feminist art to engage people of all genders with the women’s history that has been systemically left out. Join founder Alice Wroe to learn about the project and explore why practicing women’s history is urgent, political and empowering for all of us.

Herstory is a participatory project that straddles art, activism and education and uses feminist art to engage people of all genders with the women’s history that has been systemically left out. Join founder Alice Wroe to learn about the project and explore why practicing women’s history is urgent, political and empowering for all of us.

Prize-winning author Kamila Shamsie called for a year of publishing women; academic and writer Lara Feigel devoted herself to the study of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing; and novelist Heidi Sopinka created a work of art based on the life and times of surrealist Leonora Carrington. Together they discuss how female artists find a space to create, and the obstacles they have to face.

Prize-winning author Kamila Shamsie called for a year of publishing women; academic and writer Lara Feigel devoted herself to the study of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing; and novelist Heidi Sopinka created a work of art based on the life and times of surrealist Leonora Carrington. Together they discuss how female artists find a space to create, and the obstacles they have to face.

One of the most searing contributions to the #MeToo debate was Salma Hayek’s account of her attempts to make the film Frida, with Harvey Weinstein literally breathing down her neck. In tribute to Hayek’s perseverance behind this passion project as well as the iconic artist Frida Kahlo, we present a very special screening of this wonderful film at the Little Theatre Cinema.

One of the most searing contributions to the #MeToo debate was Salma Hayek’s account of her attempts to make the film Frida, with Harvey Weinstein literally breathing down her neck. In tribute to Hayek’s perseverance behind this passion project as well as the iconic artist Frida Kahlo, we present a very special screening of this wonderful film at the Little Theatre Cinema.

Join artist, archaeologist and potter Zoe Cameron for one of her fantastic clay workshops. You will get the chance to create your very own lamp to honour the memory of the strong women who have gone before and to light the way forward. Zoe will be on hand with inspiration and technical support, and you will be able to take your unfired project home with you.

Join artist, archaeologist and potter Zoe Cameron for one of her fantastic clay workshops. You will get the chance to create your very own lamp to honour the memory of the strong women who have gone before and to light the way forward. Zoe will be on hand with inspiration and technical support, and you will be able to take your unfired project home with you.

This rip-roaring evening of award-winning comedy features irreverent acts from the FUNNY WOMEN AWARDS and beyond.  Be prepared to laugh your purple, green and white stockings off!  With Thanyia Moore, Ada Campe, Amy Mason, Sal Drummond  and Louise Leigh

This rip-roaring evening of award-winning comedy features irreverent acts from the FUNNY WOMEN AWARDS and beyond. Be prepared to laugh your purple, green and white stockings off! With Thanyia Moore, Ada Campe, Amy Mason, Sal Drummond and Louise Leigh

Prize-winning author Kamila Shamsie called for a year of publishing women; academic and writer Lara Feigel devoted herself to the study of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing; and novelist Heidi Sopinka created a work of art based on the life and times of surrealist Leonora Carrington. Together they discuss how female artists find a space to create, and the obstacles they have to face.

Prize-winning author Kamila Shamsie called for a year of publishing women; academic and writer Lara Feigel devoted herself to the study of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing; and novelist Heidi Sopinka created a work of art based on the life and times of surrealist Leonora Carrington. Together they discuss how female artists find a space to create, and the obstacles they have to face.

Who were the women who put everything on the line to lead the charge for female suffrage? Join bestselling authors Diane Atkinson (Rise Up, Women!), Tessa Dunlop (The Century Girls), Helen Pankhurst, great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and author of Deeds Not Words, and writer and performer Naomi Paxton (The Methuen Drama Book of Suffrage Plays) to find out more about these trail-blazing campaigners.

Who were the women who put everything on the line to lead the charge for female suffrage? Join bestselling authors Diane Atkinson (Rise Up, Women!), Tessa Dunlop (The Century Girls), Helen Pankhurst, great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and author of Deeds Not Words, and writer and performer Naomi Paxton (The Methuen Drama Book of Suffrage Plays) to find out more about these trail-blazing campaigners.

Immerse yourself in the world of early music group Ursula’s Arrow – comprising singers CN Lester, Sarah Dacey, lutenist Toby Carr and harpist Aileen Henry – who’ll be performing the work of Baroque Italian composer Barbara Strozzi as part of their commitment to highlighting history’s female musicians.

Immerse yourself in the world of early music group Ursula’s Arrow – comprising singers CN Lester, Sarah Dacey, lutenist Toby Carr and harpist Aileen Henry – who’ll be performing the work of Baroque Italian composer Barbara Strozzi as part of their commitment to highlighting history’s female musicians.

For centuries, the answer has been men: and white, middle-class, heterosexual men to boot. But as that starts to change, our eminent panel asks how women can make their voices heard and bring about change – for everyone – from the Houses of Parliament to the grass roots. Guests include MPs Rachel Reeves, Jess Phillips, Thangam Debonnaire and Jo Swinson; chaired by Melissa Benn.

For centuries, the answer has been men: and white, middle-class, heterosexual men to boot. But as that starts to change, our eminent panel asks how women can make their voices heard and bring about change – for everyone – from the Houses of Parliament to the grass roots. Guests include MPs Rachel Reeves, Jess Phillips, Thangam Debonnaire and Jo Swinson; chaired by Melissa Benn.

Herstory is a participatory project that straddles art, activism and education and uses feminist art to engage people of all genders with the women’s history that has been systemically left out. Join founder Alice Wroe to learn about the project and explore why practicing women’s history is urgent, political and empowering for all of us.

Herstory is a participatory project that straddles art, activism and education and uses feminist art to engage people of all genders with the women’s history that has been systemically left out. Join founder Alice Wroe to learn about the project and explore why practicing women’s history is urgent, political and empowering for all of us.

Our day of celebration and empowerment kicks off with a whistle-stop tour of feminist thought and history courtesy of the incomparable double act Shirley & Shirley, creators of characters who, in the words of Mackenzie Crook (Detectorists, Britannia), “make you think I wish I’d thought of that”.

Our day of celebration and empowerment kicks off with a whistle-stop tour of feminist thought and history courtesy of the incomparable double act Shirley & Shirley, creators of characters who, in the words of Mackenzie Crook (Detectorists, Britannia), “make you think I wish I’d thought of that”.

One day 6 comedians 5 filmmakers 7 writers 5 politicians 3 musicians 1 art educator 1 film 2 workshops don't miss it!

One day 6 comedians 5 filmmakers 7 writers 5 politicians 3 musicians 1 art educator 1 film 2 workshops don't miss it!

An ENTIRE day of feminist fun in Bath on May 20

An ENTIRE day of feminist fun in Bath on May 20

Lady Bird (2017) [1300 x 1986]

Lady Bird (2017) [1300 x 1986]

Come watch The Crying Game (directed by Neil Jordan) on Sat 4 Nov at Odeon Bath https://filmbath.org.uk/schedule/the-crying-game

Come watch The Crying Game (directed by Neil Jordan) on Sat 4 Nov at Odeon Bath https://filmbath.org.uk/schedule/the-crying-game