International Women's Day Cream Tea, Gin & Corsets In Fife
We are hugely excited to be celebrating IWD by hearing up and coming author Lucy Ribchester read from her acclaimed and entertaining novel The Hourglass Factory. What better way to spend a couple of hours with other women! Come have a cream tea, sit and chat and then get to hear Lucy read extracts from her romp through suffragette history before answering all our questions about gin, corsets, circuses, and daring suffragette feats!. Come hear about how women in Scotland helped change the course of politics and society. If you've never been to a book reading before this is a really fun one to start with!
Although hosted by Women For Independence Coastal FIfe the event is intended to bring together women of all voting histories and futures in celebration of female achievement and possibility. What better way to do this than to hear from a female Fifer making it in an overwhelmingly male industry.Come learn and have a laugh whether you're yes, no or couldn't care less!
As it's International Women's Day we wanted to keep it for you and your gal pals only so this will be a female only event. Feel free to bring along girls of school age who you feel would be happy to sit through the reading.
We'll also have an adjacent room with toys etc where you can leave younger children. We won't have formal childcare but a couple of Fifey Wifeys will be on hand there to keep an eye and to let you know if your child needs you.
We'd love you to bring your teenage daughters and friends to inspire them with tales of how previous generations of women fought for their rights!
We're very lucky to have Lucy as she's currently on a book tour and her star is very much rising with a recent shortlisting for the Costa Short Story Award in addition to huge praise for The Hourglass Factory. Lucy will be selling and signing books after the reading. Come see her whilst you can still get a ticket!
There is a free car park behind the church hall, access via James Park. Buses stop just outside on Kinghorn Road and Burntisland train station is a 10 minute walk from the hall.
Registration is free. Minimum Donation £2 payable on door.
Burntisland KY3 9EW
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