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Dorset Women's Day 10 March: 10am-3.30pm Dorford Centre, Dorchester

WAND warmly invites you to celebrate
Dorset Women's Week 
3-10 March 2018

WAND is excited to bring you the programme for Dorset Women's Week 2018.  We are bringing together a variety of activities, hosted by different organisations to celebrate women during the week of 3-10 March in celebration of International Women's Day (held each year on 8 March).  Thank you to everyone hosting and activity during the week.  Please click on the programme below for details of all the activities and book directly with the organisers.

Dorset Women's Day
10 March: 10am-3.30pm
Dorford Centre, Dorchester  

We have an fabulous programme of activities on Dorset Women's Day with a wide range of workshops, stalls, information stands and performances, as well as fabulous cakes and sandwiches.
Check out the programme below for details of the workshops and performances.

Click on the programme cover to open

If you have any queries please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 07956 896114.

We hope you will join us!

Feminist Archive Events 2018

The dates for the first three events are 31 Jan, 28 Feb and 21 March at 2-5pm at Special Collections, UoB Arts and Social Sciences Library (wheelchair accessible). If you are interested in attending or have any questions please get in touch by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Numbers are limited therefore registration is essential.

The Feminist Archive South is planning to kick start a year of projects to celebrate its 40th anniversary with an invitation to explore some of the most radical and striking posters held by the University of Bristol’s Special Collections. The event, which will take place on 31st January from 2-5pm, will be the first of a series of monthly collaborative workshops seeking to engage new audiences with the archive.


WAND Event 25th November

Reclaim the Night 2017


You are cordially invited to join us at this year's Reclaim the Night event on Saturday 25 November, from 6.30-10.30 (please note it's an earlier start than last year), at the Town Hall in Dorchester. 

Enjoy a fabulous event with a serious message. We’ll have a drumming workshop, a march through town (drumming), a delicious supper and a fun charity auction raising money for the West Dorset Women’s Refuge and The Shores (Sexual Abuse Referral Centre) in Bournemouth.

If you would like to donate a prize for the charity auction please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 07956 896114 (please use this number instead of the one previously advertised).

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Women's Question Time (Hustings) for Metro Mayor

24th April - Unitarian Chapel - Doors open 7pm

In May 2017 the West of England will elect its first metro mayor. The directly-elected metro mayor will be responsible for setting out a strategy for growing the city region economy, and will have certain powers over issues such as housing, transport and skills.

The West of England covers the following local authorities: Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

What are the policy priorities for the West of England metro mayor for women?
Join us to meet the candidates and find out more.
Register on eventbrite here.


Bristol Domestic Violence Event 1st April 2017

SARSAS invite you to join us in attending the incredible performance of Foreign Body on Saturday 1st of April at 7.30pm at Hamilton House, with tickets starting from just £7.50.

Hear the voice of a survivor in this unique show on Sexual Violence.

We hope to see you there, please see the flyers below for more details on the show and how to book.

Warm regards,


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Women's Justice Southwest of England

Launch Event Bristol 20th April


Time: 9.45-5.30

Cost: £20 waged, £5 unwaged"


North Somerset BME Network invitation

Women's Information and Celebration Day
Wednesday 29 March 2017
At Victoria Methodist Church
Station Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 1XU
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Devon Fawcett event 2nd March 2017

What will Brexit Mean for Women?

6.30 - 9 pm

Thursday 2nd March

St David's Community Centre

17 St Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG

Sam Smethers Fawcett Society's CEO will talk about our concerns and action we can take. Come and join the debate to understand how we can use this information to hold government to account.


Tackling Rape, Sexual Assault and Harassment at Universities and Colleges

Strand Palace Hotel Wednesday 11th January 2017

Event DetailsWebsiteRegister to Attend



Women and the EU event, 10th December

pdfThis event352.51 KB is for women and women's organisations in the South West of England.

Organised by Clare Moody MEP with local organisations Fair Play South West and Bristol Women's Voice, it will explore what needs to happen to ensure that the voice of the 51% of the population who are women is heard.