I hope that you all had wonderful holidays and are looking forward to a fab feminist year ahead! Lots of fun events this year - please please please let me know what you're all up to, let me know if there's an event you want to see up here, and mostly, please please GO to these events!
Ongoing exhbitions: See Red Poster Workshop; Music and Liberation; Treasures of the Women's Library. All free!
Happy new year!
Feminist Events xx
This week (beginning 31st December)
Mon 31st Dec: Strike
RMT Cleaners are on strike tomorrow. There will be a picket at Kings Cross, 7am - 9am, all welcome.
Next Week (beginning 7th January)
Mon 7th Jan: Protest Against Gang Rape
Southall Black Sisters are organising a protest after the death of a woman in India, who was raped on a bus in Delhi. As they say on their website, 'Our girls and women have never been safe in India and things are getting from bad to worse. Indian activists are protesting against this all across India and we want to show them we are concerned and that we care. In solidarity, we have organised this event. We want Indian authorities to take women rights seriously.' 4pm, outside the Indian High Commission, WC2B 4NA.
Mon 14th Jan: Stand Up For Women!
Comedy night in support of Eaves, with James Mullinger as MC, and performances from Shappi Khorsandi, Isy Suttie, Shazia Mirza, Ed Petrie, Mary Bourke, Bridget Christie, Kate Smurthwaite, Holly Walsh, Max And Ivan, and Ed Aczel. The Bloomsbury Theatre, 7.30pm, £15/£12.50 for concessions.
Mon 14th Jan: Talk from Elizabeth A. Povinelli
A talk from Dr Povinelli on Life and Politics: Potentiation and Extinguishment. 6.30pm, LSE, free.
Thurs 17th Jan: Wine and Dine with Eaves
Join Eaves for an informal evening of tapas, wine and networking on Thursday 17th January 2013 in a private room at the fabulous gastro pub, the Norfolk Arms, to raise awareness of their work. 6.30pm, the Norfolk Arms, £40.
Friday 18th Jan: Sex Appeal Two: Come Again
Comedy night in support of Brook, the sexual health charity. With Al Murray - The Pub Landlord, alongside Mitch Benn, Doc Brown, Jenny Eclair, Festival of the Spoken Nerd (Helen Arney, Steve Mould, Matt Parker), Richard Herring, Robin Ince, Shappi Khorsandi, Josie Long, Ben Miller, Joanna Neary, Kate Smurthwaite, Ava Vidal and Catie Wilkins. The Bloomsbury Theatre, 7.30pm, £25.