Hatpins to Hashtags will be in residence at CICCIC in Taunton from 29th October to 11th November, with a whole host of events, workshops and opportunities to get involved in.
Visit the Politics and Protest, Posters from the Women's Liberation Movement exhibition to see inspiring campaigning and celebratory posters from Feminist Archive South's amazing collection, open daily from the 30th October to the 11th November. Join us for the exhibition opening 6.30-9.00 on Tuesday 30th October for drinks, nibbles and discussion.
On Tuesday 6th November we will be exploring how feminism has taken on the media - and still is. We will celebrate the success of Just Women Magazine (1987-1997) and consider how to use the media in the current era of the hashtag - speakers and discussion.
The Trade Union Unison (regional headquarters in Taunton) will be running a day of talks and workshops, lead by their women's officer on women and work. Saturday 10th November.
If you want to take action now, there will be have free Digital Democracy all day workshops for women and non-binary people that will show you how you can host your own website and experiment with ways of working cooperatively and inclusively online. For women and non-binarypeople. Registration essential. Saturday 3rd and Friday 6th of November.
Our free Feminist Futures workshops for 16-30 year olds, will explore the collection in more depth and look at some of the many ways Feminism is still working to bring about a more positive world for everyone.
Finally: what are your issues? What would you like to tell the world? Come for drop in hands on creative activities: badge, poster, zine and collage making inspired by the poster exhibition. Sunday 4th November 2.00-4.00pm. Children welcome.
If you'd like to organise your own event, to link with the Hatpins to Hashtags programme, please do get in touch. We'd be very happy to discuss possibilities and promote your event on our website.