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Bristol Women's Voice AGM with Kate Smurthwaite and Vanessa Kisuule
Thu 13 October 2016, 19:00 – 21:30 BST
Join Bristol Women's Voice for our Annual General Meeting at The Station, Silver Street, BS1 2AG on Thursday 13th October.
Doors will open from 7pm for light refreshments and to meet other women from our network!
We are pleased to announce our headline performer Kate Smurthwaite, British stand-up comedian, political activist and radical feminist. Kate has performed all over the UK and the world as a stand up comedian, as well as a star guest on news and debates shows that include BBC Question Time and BBC Radio 4 Women's Hour. She also writes for publications from Cosmopolitan to both the Independent and the Guardian, and is a writer for the BBC flagship show The Revolution will be Televised and Have I Got News for You?
We are also lucky to have award winning performance poet Vanessa Kisuule performing too. Vanessa has won several slam titles, including Poetry Slam 2014 and has been featured on BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 1 and Radio 4 and performed at Brsitol Old Vic, as well as many of UK festival scene including Shambala, Secret Garden Party, WOMAD and Glastonbury. She uses her poetry to speak about feminism, "I think for a lot of people feminism can sometimes feel like a test you are constantly failing."
As this is Bristol Women's Voice Annual General Meeting, our Chair Penny Gane will also be reporting on BWV activities over the last year and how women of Bristol can get involved in positive action to address inequality in the coming years.
We are asking individuals to register their attendance. As this is our Annual General Meeting, please note that this event is for our members only. Women can become members by registering here and is open to any individual who a) identifies as a woman and b) lives, works or is studying in the City of Bristol, and c) is interested in furthering our purposes. More details can be found in our constitution here.
Photo: Kate Smurthwaite, Copyright Reuben White