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Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, with International Women's Day falling on 8th March.  International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Organisations from across the district have come together to bring you a programme of events throughout March for the global celebration of women’s achievements.

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Saturdays in March 13:00 - 17:00
Common Space, 1-3 John Street, BD1 3JT

Exhibition featuring artwork from ten young artists exploring 'I Am Perfect As Me' and a poetry room.

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Thu, 24 March 2022, 19:00 - 22:00
Caroline Street Social Club, Saltaire

A pay as you feel screening of Cheryl Dunye's groundbreaking film 'The Watermelon Woman'.

Wed 16th March, 10:00 – 15:00
Theatre in the Mill, Bradford

Join us for a day of singing workshops, and lend your voice to a rehearsed south Asian piece. 


Bradford libraries have lots of inspirational books and displays about and by women. Pop into your local library or check out the online catalogue where you can browse and reserve books.

Win a copy of 'The Great Northern Women Colouring Book'

 Bradford Libraries has ten copies of Diana Matos Gagic's 'The Great Northern Women Colouring Book' to give away. Simply email Bradford Libraries and let them know who your favourite northern woman is and why.

The winners will receive a copy of the book and will be featured on the Bradford Libraries' Facebook and Twitter pages on International Women's Day.

Friday 18th March 18:00-21:00
City Library, Bradford

Join sisterhood monthly open mic night.  Female only space, a safe space to share your poetry.

Saturday 26th March
Shipley Library

From the Brontës to the Hijabi boxer, Liberty Arts Yorkshire presents their stories through theatre and puppetry.

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