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100 YRS Suffrage – A Feminist Festival


July 20 @ 08:00 - July 22 @ 17:00

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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Friday, repeating until August 5, 2018

Event Location

Aire Place Studies
Unit 2C, Aire Place, Kirkstall Road
Leeds, LS3 1JL
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100 Years of Suffrage is a feminist festival taking part over three weekends, July 20th – August 5th. The event will be held at Aire Place Studios

The festival opens on Friday night with an exhibition featuring two feminist artists whose work, whilst working in completely different styles, looks into redefining beauty standards. This will be followed by an after party featuring women and non binary djs.

The next event is a day of workshops and talks for women and non binary people. It really focuses on the last 100 years of suffrage and what the next 100 years have in store for feminism. This will feature talks about suffragettes of colour, talks from women MPs and their experiences in parliament and feminist activists will discuss their battles with law changes and policy makers. This will culminate in a spoken word open mic where women and non binary people can share their political experiences.

The final event is a peddle powered feminist cinema, showing independent films from women and non binary directors featuring films with the theme of suffrage and how far we’ve come. Vegan food will be on sale.

Our aims is to bring the community together to learn, share and celebrate the last 100 years of suffrage.

Monday Friday 8am – 6pm Up 2 hrs £1.30. up to 4 hrs £2.50, up to 6 hrs £3.70. AFTER 6pm £2

Saturday 8pm – 8pm – After 6pm Up to 2hrs £1, up to 4hrs £2, up to 6hrs £3 AFTER 6pm £2

Sunday 10am 6pm – Up to 4hrs £1, over 4hrs £4 AFTER 6 £2

FREE on bank holidays

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