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Calling all Bristol Grrrls!
Get involved in a free game design session.
Open to all girls 13+
Join Show of Strength Theatre Company as they retell the extraordinary story of Sarah Guppy!
Engineer, inventor, campaigner, designer, reformer, writer, environmentalist and business woman – Sarah Guppy was the first woman to patent a bridge and the first to formally design one. Born in Birmingham in 1770, Sarah Guppy moved to Bristol to marry merchant Samuel Guppy just as the Industrial Revolution revved its engine. A serial inventor, her patents include a breakfast machine and even an exercise bed. Married with 6 children, she married her second husband aged 66 – while he was just 31. She also mentored young IK Brunel with his – winning – entry for that Clifton Bridge Competition.Find out more »
Join us for a morning of tea, coffee, cake and maternity rights training! Bristol Women’s Voice is working in the city to equip women with a basic knowledge of their pregnancy and maternity rights at work. Our short presentation will run through your rights from the beginning of your pregnancy to when you return to work. At this session, women will have the opportunity to share experiences, talk to each other, ask questions and learn about some of the places…Find out more »
Women first won the right to vote and stand for election 100 years ago. Although much has been achieved and women's lives have been transformed since history was made in 1918, there's still a long way to go. Baroness Shami Chakrabarti joins an expert panel of activists and historians for a discussion about what women can achieve in the next 100 years. Use interactive smartphone voting to make your voice heard and help shape the debate.Find out more »
Women from all over the city are invited to Bristol Women’s Voice’s Talking About Menopause event. Come and learn about menopause, meet other women experiencing similar things and take part in some fun activities. Our brand new information pack will be available in draft form and attendees will be asked what they would like to see on a new website, Menopause Bristol, which will be launched in March 2019. Attendees will be able to feed back about what they would…Find out more »