Women of Palestine: a Celebration for International Women’s Day

Join us in a series of meetings with Palestinian women speakers from Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Nazareth to hear about their place in social, cultural and political life and learn about the role of women in the struggle for justice for Palestinians.

Organised by Palestine Support groups from Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Manchester, Rochdale and York.

MANCHESTER EVENT 1.00pm and 7.00 pm Saturday March 10th (Contact 01706 648104)

Details of others below

Women only afternoon workshops with Palestinian speakers and guest Reem Kelani (Free entry)

Open evening social event, celebratory meal and singing by Body of Sound. £10 and £5 concessions. (Pay on door.) Both events at the Saffron Restaurant, 107 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8PY

Women of Palestine: Manchester March 10th, a Celebration for International Women抯 Day

Afternoon Workshops with Palestinian visitors for women only: Arrive at 1.00pm to register (free entry).

Choice of workshops, light refreshments, stalls of Palestinian produce, photographic exhibition and grand finale group singing with guest Reem Kelani.

Evening celebratory meal (same venue) open to everyone, 7.00pm (�10 or �5 concessions, payable on the door)

Come along for fabulous food, songs about Palestine by the Sheffield choir, Body of Sound and poetry in English and Arabic.

Other Events in Programme

BRADFORD Friday March 2nd: 6.00 pm (Contact 07920 729734)

Civic Reception with Lord Mayor of Bradford welcoming our Palestinian guest speakers: Anam抯 Restaurant, 211 Great Horton Road, Bradford BD7 1RP

YORK Saturday March 3rd: 10.00 am and 2.30 � 4.30 pm (Contact 01904 289250 or www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/1831840749)

Morning workshops at York St John University YO31 7EX and Open House afternoon at the New School House Gallery, YORK. YO1 7PW

HALIFAX Sunday March 4th: 1.00 � 4.00pm (Contact 07801 275674 or 01484 450945)

Family afternoon at the Maurice Jagger Centre, Winding Road, Halifax HX1 1UZ

HUDDERSFIELD Monday March 5th: 7.00pm. (Contact 01484 450945)

Public meeting and discussion HWG/03, The Harold Wilson Building, University of Huddersfield, HD1 3DH

SHEFFIELD Wednesday March 7th: 6.00pm (Contact 07946 557740)

Women only event: food, social and singing followed by talk at St Matthew抯 Rooms, Carver Street, Sheffield S1 2FE

BRADFORD Thursday March 8th: 6.00 pm Public meetings: University of Bradford, Richmond Road, BD7 1DP (Contact 07920 729734)

ROCHDALE Thursday March 8th: 7.00pm Crescent Radio, Devon Street Rochdale. (Contact 07985 624968)

Help us send a message of friendship and solidarity back with our visitors as they return home to Palestine.