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International Women's Festival 2024

A free one-day festival celebrating women with live music, workshops, panel discussions, art and more.

Exeter phoenix

A free one-day festival celebrating women is being held at Exeter Phoenix on Saturday 9 March following International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March.

The programme includes music from the Newtown Roots Band and The Real Ish Band with a workshop and choir led by Wren Music.

There will also be panel discussions and work by artists including Rosy Tydeman, Petra Lewin and Josie Gould will be on display in the auditorium.

Alongside yoga, belly dance and zumba there will be workshops on menopause and health, activities for children and stalls by women’s organisations.

International Women's Festival on Saturday 9 March 2024 at Exeter Phoenix

The event is being hosted by Devon United Women and Fawcett Devon.

The Fawcett Society is a women’s rights charity that campaigns for equal pay and power and seeks to tackle gender norms and stereotypes.

It is named after Millicent Garrett Fawcett, a major figure in the women’s suffrage movement who led Britain’s largest women’s rights association for 22 years.

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on 8 March each year. It focusses on women’s rights, gender inequality, reproductive rights and violence and abuse against women.

The 2024 International Women’s Festival will take place from 10.30am-4pm on Saturday 9 March at Exeter Phoenix and is free to attend.

For more information visit the Devon United Women Facebook page.



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