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Women's History Month

By JForrester 22 Feb 2021

It's here Women's History Month, take a look at all the exciting events that are taking place ..... 

“Redefining Feminism" Peaches Golding OBE in conversation with Bassmala Elbushary

Date: 03 March 2021
Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

Peaches Golding OBE (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Bristol) in Conversation with Bassmala Elbushary. Peaches is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County of Bristol and her first and foremost duty is to uphold the dignity of the Crown.

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 Phenomenal Women

Date: 05 March 2021Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

Design your very own card (physical or digital) to send to a phenomenal woman you know. This could be for your mum, sister, gran, colleague, friend or postwoman! This event is part of UWE Bristol Women's History Month

Womens' Rights in Sudan - Guest Talk by Bassmala Elbushary

Date: 17 March 2021Venue: Microsoft Teams

Join Bassmala Elbushary as she hosts a guest talk exploring womens' rights in Sudan. This event forms part of UWE Bristol's Womens' History Month celebrations. Bassmala is a UWE Bristol student and Equity Student Committee Member.

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Women History Month: Making a Zine Workshop

Date: 17 March 2021Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate

For Women's History Month, Library Services are pleased to offer this Zine workshop. Come along and learn about the wonderful world of zines and make your own. No experience of making zines required.

Women's Journeys: Intersections of gender, race and culture

Date: 18 March 2021Venue: Online

A panel discussion, featuring three BAME women at different stages of their academic career.

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Vulva Cupcakes Kits for Women's History Month

22nd March midnight - 28th March 11:59pm

Vulva Cupcake decorating has been a staple of our calendar for the last few years and this year we're going virtual!

How it works:

1. We've got 50 free kits available - registration info coming soon! You can register and collect these from Su receptions in Glenside or Frenchay.

2. Make your creations and send us photos of your cakes to

3. We'll pick the best photos and the winners could get a £20 Mrs Potts Chocolate House voucher. Yum!

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Celebrate Phenomenal Women

Date: 24 March 2021Venue: Microsoft Teams

Design your very own card (physical or digital) to send to a phenomenal woman you know. This could be for your mum, sister, gran, colleague, friend or postwoman! Say thank you, send some love or just tell them how phenomenal they are. All you need is a piece of paper and pen or access to the internet.

'Violent, refractory and noisy girls': women and youth justice in Bristol and beyond

Date: 24 March 2021Venue: Microsoft Teams

Join historians Dr Laura Harrison and Dr Rose Wallis for a talk on Red Lodge; the first reformatory school founded exclusively for young women. This is a UWE Women's Forum facilitated event which is part of Women's History Month 2021.

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 A Year In Conversation with Augusta x WHM

24th March midnight - 31st March midnight

The aim of this is to instigate conversations around equality, equity and inclusivity. Augusta will discuss issues including discrimination, systemic change, being an ally, new initiatives and more.

Sustainable Period Product Trials

3rd March midnight - 31st March midnight

WHAT ARE SUSTAINABLE PERIOD PRODUCTS? Did you know that an average menstruator will use more than 11,000 disposable menstrual products in their lifetime? This can amount to spending up to £18,450. Disposable menstrual products can also be damaging

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