Reclaim International Women’s Day Festival

Start date: 8 Mar 2024
End date: 10 Mar 2024
Location: Various venues
activism | art | charity | community | heritage | nightlife | talk

Over International Women’s Day weekend, Reclaim Blackpool is hosting three days of events that celebrate Blackpool women and their stories. They are teaming up with supportive venues, organisations and independent creatives to bring you this festival of events and there’s something for everyone.

On Friday Reclaim joins HIVE for their IWD exhibition. On Saturday they present a talk on Blackpool women’s history at central library and later host a party with the SLAG collective at Bootleg. On Sunday they host a memorial to murdered women at Layton Cemetery before heading out on a women’s only dog walk. Full details via the link below.

Reclaim Blackpool - Mapping Sexual Harrasment
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    Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.