IWD 17


CITY OF WOMEN

A WEEK OF WORDS, BOOK, PRINT, ART, VOICE


Words and Women has curated a week of creative action to celebrate International Women’s Day and the launch of Words and Women: Four!


NUNNS YARD GALLERY, 23-25 ST. AUGUSTINE’S STREET, NORWICH, NR3 3BY

Visit Print to the People’s collective response to the winning stories in Words and Women’s latest anthology.  The exhibition These Stories Are like Paths is on from 7th -11th March. Free entry. Gallery open from 11.00 - 4.30 every day. Artists: Vicki Johnson, Jo Stafford, Maria Pavledis, Toby Rampton, Mo Farrell,  Off The Press

There will a 12 noon reading at Nunns Yard Gallery on the 7th, 9th & 10th. Free to attend.
7th March, Elisabeth Stothers reads Suite For My Father by Melissa Fu, the regional winner of our prose competition.
9th March, Su Squire reads The Wife by Deborah Arnander, the national winner of our prose competition.
10th March, Kate Cox reads extracts from three of the highly-commended winning stories included in our anthology. 

Witness artist Clare Jarrett’s making of an installation in response to the winning stories in nearby gallery 13A.

Print to the People free drop-in badge-making workshops, Wednesday 8th March and Saturday 11th March,  1.30 – 4.30pm. Make badges of wonderful women throughout history.

Anthology Launch Event Friday March 10th 6.00 pm - Eventbrite Ticket only - Compere, Guardian-award-winning stand-out stand-up Louisa Theobald, and readings by Kate Harmond Allan, Deborah Arnander , Melissa Fu, Anna Metcalfe and Marianne Picton.
Tickets available for this free event from 25th February from Eventbrite. Click here for the link. 

Artist Clare Jarrett talk on making an installation, Saturday, 11th March, Nunns Yard, 12 noon. Free event. 

More details on Facebook.

Access info: Nunns Yard gallery is on the ground floor. There is a small step into the lobby area which is approx 4 inches high. There is a toilet but, unfortunately, it  isn't suitable for wheelchairs. The launch event on the 10th March will be standing only; no seating provided.  Clare's installation in 13A gallery can be viewed from street level through the  gallery window. 


NORWICH CITY CENTRE PERFORMANCE EVENT – GOING HIGH 
12-3 pm WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH!


Going High  - named after Michelle Obama’s exhortation  ‘when they go low, we go high’ - will take place at different locations in Norwich city centre.
5 women - Camilla Balshaw, Adina Levay, Haleigh Diane-Kling,
Su Squire, Kate Cox -
will act as a form of street busker but with words not music.  They will  read inspirational words written by women at different pedestrianised locations 
in the city centre.
Adina Levay, Artistic Director of Chalk Circle Theatre Company, will stage the event which will be in aid of the charity ECPAT - http://www.ecpat.org.uk/ > Campaigning against child trafficking and transnational child exploitation


12 pm @ The Forum, 2 Millennium Plain
12:30 pm @ Chapelfield Plain, intu Chapelfield 

1 pm @ Lloyd's Bank, 16 Gentlemen's Walk
1:30pm @ Jarrolds Store, 1-11 London Street

2 pm @ Book Hive, 53 London Street
2:30 pm @ St George's Bridge, St George Street 



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