Events in Liverpool to celebrate IWD on 8th March 2018

Events in Liverpool to celebrate IWD on 8th March 2018

Events on 8th March 2018

Free Lifestyles fitness sessions

For the full day, Lifestyles are offering access to all the centres for women and girls who are non-members – all available sessions are listed and must be pre-booked at your chosen Lifestyles centre.

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Free pre-work yoga session

Look after yourself. Start International Women’s Day with a pre-work yoga session led by White Wolf Yoga. Stretch, breathe and let the yoga bring positive effects to your mind, body and soul. We are offering this women’s only session completely free. At the end of the session we’ll also be giving out complimentary green iced tea, courtesy of Tg Green Teas. Please bring your own yoga mat if you have one. Some spare mats will be available but there won’t be enough for everyone. This class is suitable for all standards including beginners.

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Breakfast @Launch22 #PressforProgress

Launch22 are joining the call to #PressForProgress. A call uniting colleagues, friends, and entrepreneurs alike to act, raise the conversation and strive for equality in all areas of life. Join us at Launch22 to celebrate #IWD. We'll be serving a yummy breakfast and welcoming some inspiring entrepreneurs to hear their stories and to discuss how we can progress towards gender parity.

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A Celebration of Women in Research at LJMU 2018

This is the second annual LJMU Women in Research conference. It is an opportunity to celebrate women’s research from Liverpool John Moores University as a way to better acknowledge the invaluable contribution our female researchers have dedicated towards academia over the years. It will outline current research across the faculties at LJMU and include a poster competition for both high school and post-graduate students to acknowledge women in research across different educational levels. This event will be held on the 8th March 2018, in partnership with LJMU’s Outreach and Equality and Diversity Teams as a part of the annual international women’s day campaign.

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Female founder meet-up

Join small business community Enterprise Nation and Laura Brown for a fun and friendly networking meet-up, as part of the Facebook She Means Business campaign. Bring your social media questions and business cards and hear other start-up stories from relatable ladies in business. Expect to make valuable contacts and even gain a potential collaboration opportunity.

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International Women's Day Women's Health 

Come and celebrate International Women's Day at Blackburne House with our Women's Health Social Inclusion Group which offers arts and crafts, a debate corner and much more.
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'Be Your Own Role Model' Lunch and Learn with Liverpool Girl Geeks 

This International Women’s Day Liverpool Girl Geeks are celebrating some of our favourite role models. From the very first computer programmer Ada Lovelace to our shereos of today such as Reshma Saujani, we are shouting about the women who inspire us.

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Business Club - 'Women Are My Sisters, Not My Competition'

Join us for our favourite day of the year at 54 St James Street – a building made by women and for women – as we pay homage to women supporting women. With a panel of inspirational women, we’re going to explore the ways in which women can work together to raise each other up, instead of competing against one another.

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Open Decks & DJ workshop for chicks

Ever wanted to jump on the decks but didn’t quite know where to begin? We want to see more female and female-identifying DJs blossoming on the Liverpool scene over 2018, so we’re kicking off our International Women’s Day celebrations at 24 Kitchen Street with an informal Open Decks Session for women and any who identify as female. M T HALL and Lupini will be on hand, providing demos and answering questions.
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Future Boss Club’s Pop Quiz and Chill

In celebration of our favourite day of the year (aka International Women’s Day) we will be hosting the ultimate ‘POP’ themed quiz. From Beyonce to TLC, Whitney Houston to Madonna, we’ll be quizzing you on the ultimate divas, queens and everything in between.
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A Body of My Own

Come and join us on International Women's Day to celebrate women's bodies! La Banshee, a theatre and production company dedicated to empowering women, is inviting you to hear what women have to say about their body and their relationship to their body. Hear raw, honest, shameless, poetic, beautiful, funny, moving words, words written by women from the community of Liverpool and beyond.

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Big Bad Feminist Quiz Night

In partnership with Grrrl Power Liverpool. How many women in tech can you name? Who made the news this week? Who sings that boss tune? To celebrate International Women’s Day we’re hosting a Big Bad Feminist Quiz at Frederiks, Hope Street. Fuel your brain with some special offers on pizza or kick back with a special International Women’s Day cocktail.

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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Women Mean Business - Live Screening

Mark International Women’s Day with an evening of celebration, storytelling and expertise-sharing. We're delighted to be joined in Liverpool by our special guest speaker Helen Stephens, Managing Director and Founder of Little Sandbox.We will also be screening live from the British Library a discussion with three more of the UK’s most inspirational women in business.

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Live Music Thursday: International Women's Day - Spoken Word

Live Music Thursdays will be dipping their toes into new waters with this spoken word takeover as part of International Women's Day. A date which is celebrated worldwide and raises awareness of common issues surrounding female leadership. We have invited down 4 women who express themselves through poetry and speech. We are swapping the guitars and drums for this female-led takeover.

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International Women's Day Boogie

Get groovin' before the party begins in earnest! Whether you’re a complete beginner or just finding your feet, this is a chance to come down, have a play, meet some fellow spinners and see what’s what. All-night dancin’ party. We’ve pulled in some of the finest lady selectors and performers of the North West to take the driving seat all night long.

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Journey and the Suitcase

Blackburne House are hosting The Toxteth Women’s Centre Somalia Group for their theatre piece ‘The Journey and the Suitcase’ plus a Q+A with the theatre group Free entry (limited spaces).

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International Women’s Day tour

Join our visitor host for a tour focusing on the inspirational women featured in the Museum of Liverpool. 8 March, 1pm and 3pm, includes the Taking Liberties exhibition, which includes oral history recordings of a number of Suffragettes telling their experiences first-hand.

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Events on 10th March 2018

Join the Women’s Institute

In the atrium make a rosette and learn all about the Women’s Institute, then explore the galleries to hear the stories of inspirational Liverpool women on 10th March, 1 – 3 pm.

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150 years of union women

150 years ago on 2 June 1868, the Trades Union Congress was formed at the Mechanics Institute in Manchester. Women in the North West have always played a vital and inspirational part in shaping trades unions, so on the anniversary of the TUC and 100 years after some women first achieved the vote, this is celebration of some of the Liverpool women who have played their part in changing the world of work.The event will hear from key speakers and women union campaigners sharing their experiences of organising Merseyside’s women today. 10 March, 1-3pm, Liverpool Museum.

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Women of the revolution

Join artists from Paper Moon Print Studio to screenprint a beautiful tote bag, celebrating brave and inspirational women activists who campaigned for civil rights.
You will also have the chance to get hands on with objects from the Museum’s collections and learn more about fierce women leaders of the British and American civil rights movements. 10 March, 1-4pm, International Slavery Museum

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Sewn heroines

Join textiles artist Seleena Daye to learn more about inspirational female abolitionists who fought to end the transatlantic slave trade; get hands on with objects from the Museum’s abolition collection, and create a banner to commemorate fierce, female freedom fighters. 10 March, 1-4pm, International Slavery Museum.

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