Check out all the brilliant events happening across Suffolk to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019
Wednesday 6th March
Free event for women only hosted by Suffolk Refugee Support’s International Women’s Group
International Women’s Day Sociable Lunch
Date: 8 March 2019
Venue: St Michael’s Community Centre, Upper Orwell St
See our Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes Timeline.
Leaflets and posters of women’s organisations and issues on display
Donate sanitary products and toiletries for homeless and vulnerable women
Hear some short talks and join in discussions
Promote your local business and make new contacts and friends!
International Women’s Day 2019
Friday 8th March
John Peel Centre for Creative Arts, Church Walk, Stowmarket, IP14 1ET
John Peel Centre is proud to present International Women’s Day 2019. A huge festival flavoured event that features an all-star female cast of local musicians, poets, storytellers, and artists.
All ages (and genders!) welcome (under 16 yr olds will need to be accompanied by an adult).
Tickets are £8 in advance (*£5 for under 18s and NUS – valid ID required on the door), available from the Box Office on 01449 774678 (10am-2pm weekdays) or online through our ticket partner, WeGotTickets (10% booking fee applies). Please note that advance sales will end at 4.30pm on the day.
£10 on the door (no concessions).
Remarkable Women of Ipswich
2pm Friday 8th March
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre, St Stephen’s Church, St Stephen’s Lane, Ipswich, IP1 1 DP
Wrap up warm and enjoy a themed guided walk around Ipswich followed with refreshments and a relaxed chat with your guide in one of Ipswich’s fantastic local cafes.
On this occasion, celebrate International Women’s Day and join us to hear about the upbeat stories of Ipswich Suffragettes, war workers , famous writers and Tudor traders and their exceptional achievements often gained against great odds.
Tickets: £9 (includes refreshments)
Duration: 90 minutes (plus refreshments)
International women’s Day 2019 Celebration
Friday 8th March, 7pm, Novotel, Ipswich
Collection of sanitary items and toiletries. Period Dignity Petition
Saturday 9th March 11am – 1pm
Million Women Rise 2019 – Coach from Ipswich to London
Saturday 9th March
Suffolk Rape Crisis are arranging a coach to take 50 women to London on Saturday 9th March to join the Million Women Rise March. An annual, women only, event in London which brings women together in outrage at the continued daily, hourly, and minute-by-minute individual and institutionalized violence against women perpetrated by Men across the world. More on the movement can be found here http://www.millionwomenrise.com/.
Tickets cost £10.00 each
The Coach will be picking up from Crown Street Layby in Ipswich at 9.30am on Saturday 9th March 2019 and will be returning from London around 6pm (Estimated return to Crown Street Layby 8:30pm)