Events

If you have any questions about any of the events listed, please get in touch directly with the organisers.  

  • Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    The Station Hotel, Perth in Perth, United Kingdom

    WFI Café with Philippa Whitford

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    Bringing more women to a vote for Independence will be crucial to the next Independence Referendum campaign. 
    Philippa Whitford was in 2014, and remains, a WFI member with vast experience of campaigning for a Yes Vote.
    This event is an informal café style format, come along join the conversation.
    Everyone welcome, entry is free - as is the tea & coffee!
    Donations will be accepted on the day towards the venue & catering costs.
    And of course, donations of cake will be very gratefully received! 

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  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM · £6.00 GBP · 45 rsvps
    The Wynd Centre in Paisley, United Kingdom

    June 2018 National Council Paisley

    This event is now sold out. To be added to our waiting list, please email us at the contact details at the bottom of the page.

    Come along to a fantastic day at our National Council in Paisley on Accessibility.  How do we make life more accessible for all women?  There will a range of topics covered giving everyone a chance to learn, contribute and work on positive solutions for the future.

    We will have our usual mix of speakers, open mics, workshops and a local charity featured.  Full details of the day will be added over time so please keep checking back if you want more information.

     

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    Speakers

    Mhairi Black MP

    Catriona Kirkpatrick - Development Manager, Engender Scotland

    Fiona Robertson - Disabled writer /political activist, feminist

    Councillor Emma Knox - Highland councillor who used the Access to Politics Fund

    Sue Lyons - Accessibility issues within rural areas ( health /social care )

    Colette Walker - Accessibility in various areas

     

    Local Charity

    As always, we like to feature a local charity or campaign and so we are pleased to welcome Rainbow Turtle to tell us about their work.

     

    Open Mics

    Along with our general open mic session where you can raise any topic, there will be other opportunities throughout the day.

     

    Workshops

    We will have a variety of workshops on the day. More details to follow.

     

    Lunchtime Event

    Look out for the exciting sensory lunch experience that you can participate in.  *Please note this is not providing a full lunch. Please see details below for lunch options.


    Please see below for details of how to book and essential information of the venue and catering arrangements.

    Tickets
    If you can support us financially then tickets can be purchased at £6 each by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.  We also supply tickets without financial cost so please email us at info@womenforindependence.org to reserve one of them.  There is no need to explain your reasons, we want to support women without question and with dignity.

    We do not issue tickets.  There will be a registration point on the day and if you have already booked a ticket then you name will be on the registration list.

     

    REMEMBER SPECIAL OFFER ON NATIONAL COUNCIL TICKETS!
    If you bought a ticket for our January and March National Council and then buy a ticket for our National Council in June, we will give you a free ticket for our September National Council!   

     

    Who Can Attend?

    The meeting is open to all self identified women.  You do not need to be a member of Women for Independence to attend.  If you need to bring a carer to support you then their ticket is always free.  If your carer is a man then he is also welcome. If you care for another adult or children then you are very welcome to bring them along.  We do not provide a creche for children so they will need to remain with you during the event.

     

    VENUE INFO

    We are in the Oak Shaw Hall of The Wynd Centre. 

     

    Refreshments and Lunch

    Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be available on the day but these are not included in your ticket price.  Refreshments and food are being supplied by Paisley WFI and they are asking for a donation to cover costs.  You are also welcome to bring a packed lunch or buy something locally.