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The Fabric of Protest
Sat 11 March 2017, 13:00 – 15:30 GMT
What factors impact on women’s working lives today? Join our monthly creative textile workshop to collaboratively produce a piece of artwork rich in personal responses and exploration looking at how women have and still are campaigning for better working conditions, and what still needs to be improved today.Participants are welcome to join the session for as long as they like.
As part of our International Women's Day celebrations we will look at how Esther Roper and Eva Gore-Booth and fought for equal employment and voting rights for the working-class women of Manchester who feature in our changing exhibition Never Going Underground: the fight LGBT+ rights.
This event is part of Wonder Women 2017, Manchester’s annual feminist festival, running 2-12 March 2017. Visit creativetourist.com/wonderwomen
Participants can attend an individual workshop or join us on a regular basis to shape how the work develops.
Suitable for adults and young people over 11yrs.
In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £3.
If you would like to book a group onto this event please contact the Learning Team, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0161 838 9190.
Dates of the workshops in this series: Sat 8 April & Sat 20 May 2017.
- Please note event attendees must arrive at least ten minutes before the start time of the event, otherwise their booked space will be given to someone on the reserve list
- Please contact the museum as soon as possible if you wish to cancel your reservation so your place can be given to another visitor
- Please note all donations are non refundable