Our series of events inspiring women to participate in public life, volunteering, activism and areas of under representation backed by Rosa UK continues this Winter 2018:
Rebel Women’s Choir – 11.30am-1.30pm Saturdays 10th & 17th November, and 3pm-5pm Saturday 8th December (followed by a women’s rights march with Vox Feminarum for 16 days of activism to end gender-based violence) at Derby Women’s Centre, Leopold Street – free, no need to book, new/shy singers welcome. The choir will also be performing at the following two events below.
Derby Women Rise Up! 2pm-5pm Saturday 10th November at Derby West Indian Community Centre, Carrington Street. Boost your difference-making power with inspiring speakers from the Movement for Justice campaign against Yarl’s Wood immigration removal centre and women who have been detained there share their experiences and call to action ahead of the demonstration at Yarl’s Wood on 1st December – you can join us on our bus to take part. Our Rebel Women’s Choir will sing songs of activism and you can take part in group activities and discussions to explore what action you can take to make a difference too. Book your free place at: https://derbywomenrise.eventbrite.co.uk
Derby goes to Surround Yarl’s Wood – all-day bus trip and demonstration – Saturday 1st December. Join the Surround Yarl’s Wood demonstration hosted by Movement for Justice. This uplifting demo combines inspiring speeches, songs, banners and solidarity to challenge the appalling treatment of people, especially the treatment of women, at Yarl’s Wood and other immigration removal centres. Our Rebel Women’s Choir will be singing too. For more info and to book your free/donation place on the bus visit: https://derbysurroundyarlswood.eventbrite.co.uk/