Monday, 17 December 2012

Weekly update - 17th December onwards!


More fab events this week for feminists in London! Enjoy! As always: tweet me @feministlondon, email me or comment here to let me know what you're up to!

There are some ongoing exhibitions to see - Treasures of the Women's Library - and also Music and Liberation. Do go along, as they are amazing exhibitions!! And there are some amazing events coming up at the LSE Gender Institute next year, so do check out their website in advance for more info.

Feminist Events x

Mon 17th Dec: Talk on Queer Homes, Queer Families.
'Queer Homes, Queer Families': a history and policy debate. With Peter Tatchell; Professor Jeffrey Weeks, OBE; Dr Kath Holden; Professor Sasha Roseneil; Professor Alison Oram; and Dr Matt Cook. British Library Conference Centre,

Mon 17th Dec: Violet Noise
Violet Noise is the new monthly feminist club night in Hoxton Square. With Singer/songwriter Dee Plume from Robots in Disguise fame, folk-pop five-piece The Beautiful Word and Craig My Left One. Hoxton Square, 8pm, free!

Tues 18th Dec: London Feminist Network Book Group
Reading 'Gyn/Ecology' by Mary Daly. Feminist Library, 7pm, free!

Tues 18th Dec: Women Building Britain conference
Framing public policy - have your say! Debate and networking reception. Clifford Chance LLP, E14, 5pm, £24 non-members.

Wed 19th Dec: Christmas carols!
LCS Chorus are singing in Trafalgar square to raise money for Eaves. 8pm, Trafalgar Sq, free!

Wed 19th Dec: 'Tis the Season to be Comradely
Join Feminist Fightback for mince pies, mulled wine, gefilte fish balls, music, dancing and two great short films. ‘Mothers’ Strike’: a film about a hunger strike for housing by single mothers in Poland (2008) and ‘People for Tomorrow’: a film by Selma James about reproductive labour and equal pay (1970)

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.

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 BennDoc BrownJenny EclairFestival of the Spoken Nerd (Helen ArneySteve MouldMatt Parker), Richard HerringRobin InceShappi KhorsandiJosie LongBen MillerJoanna NearyKate  SmurthwaiteAva Vidal and Catie Wilkins. The Bloomsbury Theatre, 7.30pm, £25.

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