Articles about 'events'

From hashtags to headlines: Woman with a Movie Camera summit

Emily Zinkin reports from British Film Institute’s first-ever summit for professional women in film, who dissected #timesup, performative wokeness, diversity in criticism and the death of the “strong female character” among other things

Emily Zinkin // 19 June 2018

Categories: Films, Reviews

“I am drawn to the fire”: Being Ruby Rich programme at London Barbican next week

Sophie Mayer introduces Being Ruby Rich, programme of screenings and talks celebrating feminist film critic coming to London next week

Sophie Mayer // 15 June 2017

Categories: Blog

Underwire festival: 20-22 November @ Hackney Picturehouse

Underwire festival is back, in its sixth year, and we have some tickets for you!

Ania Ostrowska // 10 November 2015

Categories: Blog

Christian Feminist Network: Reclaiming the F word

This is a guest post by Natalie Collins for the Christian Feminist Network about holding both a faith and a feminist view of the world.

Guest Blogger // 25 February 2014

Categories: Blog

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2013

Today marks the fifteenth Transgender Day of Remembrance: at least 238 trans people have been murdered worldwide since this time last year

Laura // 20 November 2013

Categories: Blog

LaDIYfest Sheffield 2013

LaDIYfest Sheffield introduce their 2013 festival, featuring a whole day and night of practical activities, discussion workshops and live music

Guest Blogger // 1 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Proud to be a nerd

Are you a nerd with a passion you'd like to share?! Suzi Price of Nerd Nite London wants to hear from you...

Guest Blogger // 12 July 2013

Categories: Blog

DIY feminism and Hidden Perspectives

Hannah Boast of LaDIYfest Sheffield describes what happened when a DIY feminist group took the risk of going 'official' to work with the University of Sheffield's Biblical Studies department on a new project, Hidden Perspectives

Guest Blogger // 9 May 2013

Categories: Blog

Beat the winter blues with London Comedy Film Festival 24-27 January (plus COMPETITION!)

While it remains contested exactly which week of the year is the most miserable one, a non-for-profit foundation LOCO will definitely brighten up the next week for Londoners. London Comedy...

Ania Ostrowska // 16 January 2013

Categories: Blog

A Sikh feminist journey

Herpreet Kaur Grewal reflects on the Sikh feminism conference she attended in Vancouver recently

Guest Blogger // 5 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Reclaim the night this November!

Laura details the various reclaim the night marches taking place across the country this month in a bid to raise awareness of violence against women

Laura // 15 November 2012

Categories: Blog

My body is my home

Artist Shabnam Shabazi discusses the ideas of home, identity and exile explored in her new show, Body House

Guest Blogger // 23 October 2012

Categories: Blog

LaDIYfest Sheffield 2012

Bringing you details of this year's Sheffield LaDIYfest, organised by local feminists

Guest Blogger // 7 October 2012

Categories: Blog

What The Frock! 3 – four more fantastic comedians

Information about this week's What The Frock! 3 comedy event in Bristol.

Helen G // 12 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Hollaback! Sheffield

The founders of Hollaback! Sheffield explain why they decided to set up a local branch of the global anti-street harassment movement

Guest Blogger // 3 September 2012

Categories: Blog

Kodak Girls: The Suffragettes, Photography and the Silver Screen

This is a guest post by Nigel Shephard from Gypsy Gold Films. I am an independent filmmaker in the middle of raising funding for my first feature documentary, Banners and...

Ania Ostrowska // 24 July 2012

Categories: Blog

Calling feminists in the North East!

Laura has the details on how you can help organise a feminist event in Newcastle this autumn.

Laura // 17 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Women_Mujeres Spanish Film Festival

Ly Freixes introduces her Spanish film festival, focused on gender equality in Spain and the UK.

Guest Blogger // 6 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Further details announced for Southbank Centre’s WOW – Women of the World Festival

Katy B, Annie Lennox, Jess Mills and Emeli Sandé are amongst those confirmed for the annual Women of the World Festival at London's Southbank Centre to promote, recognise and celebrate women.

Helen G // 18 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Hearing, Connecting, Building – a Feminist Day School

Scottish Women’s Aid – along with students and activists – will be hosting a feminist day school, Hearing, Connecting, Building, at Edinburgh University on the 17th of March. This event...

Charlene Moore // 16 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Women on Britain’s Railways, 1830-1914

Due to popular demand, David Turner, PhD student with the Institute of Railway Studies and Transport History, York, will be re-running at short notice his talk on female workers on...

Helen G // 12 January 2012

Categories: Blog

Events listings

Just a quick reminder about The F-Word’s Events listings page – if you are organising, or know of, an event in your area that’s of interest to other feminists, please...

Helen G // 30 December 2011

Categories: Blog

UnderWire Festival’s 2011 Programme

UnderWire, the UK’s only short film festival dedicated to showcasing the raw cinematic talents of women, have announced the programme for their second annual festival, running 23 – 26 November...

Helen G // 2 November 2011

Categories: Blog

Black history event

This Wednesday, Black History Walks & Women of Colour-Global Women’s Strike present: FILM: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 BOOK LAUNCH: Jailhouse lawyers: Prisoners Defending Prisoners v the USA, by Mumia...

Laura // 31 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Sheffield events!

Just wanted to plug a couple of most excellent feminist events coming up in Sheffield this Autumn… Off the Shelf book reading: Shattered Thursday 13 October, Quaker Meeting House, 7.15pm...

Laura // 4 September 2011

Categories: Blog

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