Derby ready to celebrate #IWD2019


This Saturday 9th March 2019 Derby celebrates International Women’s Day with a vibrant FREE festival for the community, all organised by volunteers.

Celebrations, performances, inspiring workshops, stalls, a Human Library, inspiring women in male dominated fields like engineers and fire fighters, food stalls and family fun can be enjoyed from 12pm-4pm at the Arboretum Park, Rose Hill Street, Derby under a huge marquee –  see location map and bus routes below; street parking is available nearby but can get busy and Grove Street car park is close by. There will be a free creche from Orchard Garden Private Day Nursery you can contact them to book your little ones in for some fun time whilst you have some ‘me time’ by calling 01332 370497 or you can pop by on the day at the event, the creche will be in the building by the tennis/basketball courts; creche places subject to availability. There will also be plenty of family fun for kids to enjoy including a playbus, fire engine, crafts, nature activities, dance-alongs and a sensory bus too.

At 4pm there is a Women’s Rights March from the Arboretum into town and then onto our after party from 5pm-11pm at Derby West Indian Community Association on Trinity Street. Click here for more info

how to get to derby arboretum by bus



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