Southampton Celebrates International Women’s Day

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Southampton will celebrate International Women’s Day on Saturday 11th March with events in WestQuay and the surrounding area.

In collaboration with the local community, the Hampshire constabulary has organised a variety of events, stalls and activities to take place during the day including: live music, performances from Nuffield Theatre and a fashion show by WSA.

The Art House will host a ‘Women in Science’ discussion panel, as well as live music commencing at 20:00 from local, female performers.

There will also be a talk from Dr Diaphone Rhiney, the founder of the charity ‘Strength With In Me’ as well as a lecture from Vic Dale regarding the Women’s Struggle in Palestine.

The Bridge is also hosting an event later this evening featuring a number of female speakers including:  Susannah Watson (Senior Assistant Director of the Confederation of British Industry), Bryony Tyrell (MMA Fighter), Emma Real-Davies (Capital FM Presenter), Dr. Tracey (Newman Associate Professor in Clinical Neurosciences).

The event is free, it begins at 7.30pm and guests will be given a free glass of prosecco on arrival. For more information see the facebook event below:

https://www.facebook.com/events/255577231557898/

 

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