Royal Greenwich Libraries presents a programme of empowering free events and activities at libraries across Greenwich.
Celebrate Women's achievements, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality!
Women's History Month is a time to reflect on the courage of women in past generations and to celebrate how their efforts and bravery afforded women the opportunities and freedoms they have today.
Eltham, Plumstead, Thamesmead and Woolwich libraries will be hosting month of events and activities, all by women and for women and families.
Highlights include our largest ever programme of author talks with Haffeera Cadar Saul, Stella Oni, Stella Dadzi, Mary Jane Baxter, Eunice Alloh, Naila Khan and Nadine Matheson.
A taste of some of the activities you can enjoy are:
Thursday 10 March | 5.30-6.45pm | Plumstead Centre Library
Author Event: Stella Oni ' Deadly Sacrifice'
British Nigerian, author of debut crime fiction DEADLY SACRIFICE, a police procedural, was shortlisted for the SI Leeds Literary Prize in 2016 and was an Audible Crime & Thriller pick of the month.
Thursday 10 March | 6-7.30pm | Woolwich Centre Library
Author Event: Stella Dadzie ' A Kick In The Belly'
A British educationalist, activist, writer and historian with over 40 years experience. Best known for her involvement in the UK's Black Women's Movement. A founder member of OWAAD (Organisation of Women of African and Asian Descent), that emerged in the late 1970s as part of the British Civil Rights movement, was recently described as one of the “grandmothers” of Black Feminism in the UK.
Wednesday 23 March | 10am-12noon | Eltham Centre Library
2-4pm | Woolwich Centre Library
Author & Crafting Event: Mary Jane Baxter 'Sew on the Go: A Maker's Journey'
She raided skips for vintage wallpaper and scoured second-hand emporiums to source stylish vintage accessories, creating her own travelling craft studio, packed with everything necessary for crafting on the road.
Come along, take part and be proud to be a woman in Greenwich.
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