Feminist activists at Queen Mary University in East London are organising Festival51, a series of events and discussions to demand women's liberation.
**** FESTiVAL51 - 5 Days 1 Cause ****
MUSIC, DJS, RAPPERS, ARTISTS, DISCUSSIONS + MORE
Hosted at Queen Mary University of London, Mile End campus but open to **ALL** - men, women, children, squirrels.....
We're currently working on the details but all rooms, times will be confirmed nearer the festival.
*****Please make sure you send this to everyone you know, it would be great to have a huge turnout for the first ever Womens Festival*****
Monday 14th March
WOMEN AND RELIGION (Tahmeena Bax)
Bancroft (FB) room 102.6 at 12-1pm
BLACK WOMEN'S RAPE ACTION GROUP
ALL AFRICAN WOMEN'S GROUP (TBC)
FB 115 4pm - 6pm
Arts G.07 6.30 - 8.30pm
INTERNATIONAL LUNCH/SOCIAL (self defining women only) bring a cultural dish of your choice!
QMotion Conference Room 12-2.30pm
IRAQI WOMEN AGAINST THE WAR
3pm - 5pm Fogg Lecture Theatre
SELF DEFENCE/Sexual Attack prevention (self defining women only)
Active Studio QMotion 10am - 2.30pm
***There are limited spaces in this session so please email email@example.com to reserve your place :)***
SETH MOWSHOWITZ, POLITICAL DJ/MUSICIAN workshop
12 - 2pm Drapers Bar
SPOKEN WORD & WOMENS ONLY SPACE
How do we organise at QM?
more TBC - if you would like to participate in spoken word session email firstname.lastname@example.org
David Sizer Lecture Theatre 6-8pm
SOCIALIST FEMINISM AND WOMEN AND CUTS
- JANINE BOOTH, RMT will be discussing a local Tower Hamlets feminist activist Minnie Lansbury
UNA BYRNE - anarchafeminist (anarchism and feminism)
FB 115 6pm - 8.30pm
WINVISIBLE (women and disabilities)
SINGLE MOTHERS SELF DEFENCE
LAWS building room G5 4pm - 6pm (wheelchair access and level flooring)
PAYDAY (men's group)
WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN (men against violence to women)
FB 115 1pm - 3pm
Film Screenings & Discussion
3pm - 5pm Arts G.02
- Taking the Power (Venezuela)
- All Work and No Pay
HANNAH DEE (LGBT feminism)
FB 115 6pm - 8.30pm
H.L.I (Sensei C & Elai Immortal)
WE ARE DUBIST
Drapers Bar (see below) 8pm - 12am
£2 entry (Non QM students to email email@example.com to be put on guestlist)
There will be fundraising buckets at most events to raise money for womens organisations facing attack from the coalition cuts. Please dig deep and give generously!
And remember - this a man's world? I don't think so! :)
Hope to see lots of you there and if you have any queries/concerns/want to be involved please do email firstname.lastname@example.org - we'd love to have you on board