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Generations of Activism

Generations of Activism

Enjoy a day of talks and conversations, banner making workshops, and a chance to explore the archive

23 March 2018

23 March 2018, Generations of Activism @ People’s History Museum. Items from PHM's collection, various dates 1905-1912

Time 11:00 - 16:00

Duration 5 hours

Cost Pay what you feel at event

To celebrate the Feminist Webs Archive collection moving to PHM, enjoy a day of intergenerational conversation and creativity focusing on themes of the archive including women and work, our bodies ourselves, and violence against women.  The day will include talks and conversations, banner making workshops, and a chance to explore the archive.

This event is part of Wonder Women 2018, a special edition of Manchester’s annual radical feminist festival, running throughout March.

Suitable for all ages

  • Treat yourself to 10% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum

Wonder Women 2018Heritage Lottery Funded


Programme for the day: 

  • 11.00am – 11.45am
    Violence against Women

    An intergenerational conversation led by Kate Cook
  • 11.45am – 12.30pm
    Women of the Soil

    A conversation between young and older women linked to the Louise Da-Cocodia Education Trust who are currently undertaking an oral history project about black women’s activism in Manchester, starting from the 1970s to 1980s Abasindi Women’s Collective to now
  • 12.30pm – 1.15pm
    Food available to purchase in The Left Bank cafe bar
  • 1.15pm – 2.00pm
    Our Bodies Ourselves

    Women’s health movements then and now led by Jayne Mugglestone, Chloe Cousins and Alima Sonne
  • 2.00pm – 2.45pm
    Youth Work with Girls

    The local and the organised then and now led by Steph Green and Janet Batsleer
  • 2.45pm – 3.15pm
    Closing session with poems
  • 3.15pm – 4.00pm
    Feminist Webs archive on show

Booking Requirements: No booking required

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