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Women Assemble

Saturday 9 Mar 2024 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Women Assemble
For International Women’s Day

Saturday 9 March 11am – 4pm
Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

Join us for this empowering event, a call to action for diverse women of Colchester to assemble for International Women’s Day.

The Assembly is a gathering of incredible women from all walks of life. Come and be inspired by powerful mini-talks, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and connect with like-minded individuals who believe in the strength of women. Let’s show the world what women can do…

Activities:
Long Table Talks and Discussions | Art, Movement, Music and Dance | Workshops | Interactive Displays | Venting Room | Healing Room

Organised by Women Assemble, a new collective of diverse women in Colchester. This event is supported by Essex Cultural Diversity and the Eye of Boudicca, and funded by Colchester City Council Cultural and Creative Events Fund.

  • Free event, drop in (key timings below)
  • There will be family friendly activities throughout the day, and fun for all ages.
  • Please RSVP – let us know you’re coming so we know numbers https://womenassemble.eventbrite.co.uk

Key timings

11.00 – 12.30 | PART ONE | ME, MYSELF AND I…
Women Assemble to explore healing, self-care, self-expression through drop-in workshops, discussions, and activities

12.30 – 14.00 | PART TWO | ASSEMBLY
Women will be invited to connect and share a some nourishing soup at the Long Table, followed by mini-talks, soap-box shout outs and discussion.

14.00 – 16.00 | PART THREE | JOIN THE MOVEMENT!
Celebrating Women through music, dance and song


Women Assemble is part of ECDP’s Stand Up For Diversity series, bringing people together to champion diversity in the Arts and in our Communities, initiated in 2018 in partnership with Essex Book Festival.

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