• Fri
    20
    Jan
    2017
    Sun
    19
    Feb
    2017
    Firstsite, Colchester

    Oh-America_1990 Oh America

    #Inspiring #Essexgirl Gee Vaucher, born in Dagenham in 1945 and now based in Epping Forest, is an internationally renowned political artist and is currently exhibiting her work at Colchester's Firstsite gallery until February 19, 2017.

  • Sat
    21
    Jan
    2017
    12.00-15.30Grosvenor Square

    On January 21 2017, the first day of Donald Trump’s Presidency, women-led marches will take place across the world.  Everyone is invited to march together "for the dignity and equality of all peoples, for the safety and health of our planet and for the strength of our vibrant and diverse communities

  • Tue
    21
    Feb
    2017
    10:30 amEssex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6YT

    The Essex Record Office’s Neighbourhood Cinema has a genuine Hollywood classic for its February film -'All About Eve'. Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s wonderfully literate 1950 drama of theatrical life features Bette Davis in perhaps her greatest performance and one of Marilyn Monroe’s earliest film roles.

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  • Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017
    Sun
    05
    Mar
    2017
    First Site, Colchester

    A rare opportunity to hear three very different award-winning writers explain why ‘Place’ matters in their work.

    Essex-based Polish poet Wioletta Greg talks her about her wonderful memoir Swallowing Mercury, our writer-in-residence Sarah Perry discusses The Essex Serpent, and poet Philip Terry share

  • Sat
    04
    Mar
    2017
    13.00-15.30Browns Covent Garden, London

    Come celebrate International Women's Day with us! The Phenomenal Woman Tea Party was a hit last year- we are back with a bigger and better event! This is about women celebrating each other and celebrating ourselves. Alongside the yummy sandwiches and cakes, we will hear from women who have built the

  • Sun
    05
    Mar
    2017
    12.30-13.45Colchester Castle

    Syd Moore’s new series of novels explore witches, Essex Girls and magic. The first, Strange Magic, reveals the story of Essex woman, Ursula Kemp, accused of being a witch and imprisoned in Colchester castle.
    http://essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/essex-girls-witches-strange-magic/

  • Tue
    07
    Mar
    2017
    7:00 pmCanvey Library, 2 High Street Canvey Island, SS8 7RB

    Derek Adams, Rosie Sandler and Adrian Green, each closely involved with the Essex Poetry Festival, will be reading and discussing their poetry.
    http://essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/three-essex-poets/

  • Wed
    08
    Mar
    2017
    Various timesVarious locations - see details below.

    Hiking the Essex Way for Essex Women

    #Inspiring #EssexGirl Juliet Townsend begins her 4 day Hike along the Essex Way starting on International Women's Day on 8th March and is inviting you to join her for all or any of it. The more the merrier! https://anessexgirlwalks.wordpress.com/2017/02/23/hiking

  • Fri
    10
    Mar
    2017
    Sun
    12
    Mar
    2017
    Southbank Centre London

    WOW - Women of the World festival at Southbank Centre champions gender equality, celebrating the achievements of women and girls everywhere and examining the obstacles that keep them from fulfilling their potential.

    Hear influential and challenging speakers, take part in mentoring sessions and works

  • Sat
    11
    Mar
    2017
    Sun
    12
    Mar
    2017
    Hull - UK City of Culture 2017

    A weekend of talks, music, debate, comedy and performance, celebrating International Women’s Day and asking why true gender equality is taking so long to achieve and what we need to do to bring about real and lasting change.

  • Sun
    12
    Mar
    2017
    15.00-16.30Park Inn Palace Hotel Church Road Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2AL

    Tuck into a delicious Sunday Afternoon Tea overlooking the World’s longest pleasure pier, as Essex-based Helen Barrell, writer of historical true crime, shares the stories of three Essex women caught up in the Poison Panic, the notorious arsenic poisoning scandal that took the county by storm in the

  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017
    Colchester

    This event is being supported by EWAG.

    Prepare for a fun day of activities and demonstrations including robotics, 3D printing, a practical forensic science lab, a bike-powered smoothie bar, and liquid nitrogen experiments. www.britishscienceweek.org/even…/colchester-science-festival

  • Mon
    27
    Mar
    2017
    7:30 pmCivic Theatre, Chelmsford.

    An eclectic mix of dance performance from young people and adult community groups performed at the Civic Theatre in Chelmsford. The programme will include the County Youth Dance Companies and REgeneration programme.

    Whatever your interest in dance, this is a fantastic opportunity to see different st

  • Sat
    01
    Apr
    2017
    Sun
    02
    Apr
    2017
    Tourist attractions throughout Essex

    Register on the website and bid for free tickets.

    https://www.essexbigweekend.co.uk

  • Sat
    01
    Apr
    2017
    9.00-16.00Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin Cambridge Campus

    The overall theme for the event is ‘Creative Minds’, a broad theme encompassing topics ranging from psychology and creativity to innovation and enterprise. This event is open to ARU students, alumni and staff as well as members of the community and tickets will be available online.

    To find out more

  • Fri
    16
    Jun
    2017
    All dayPark Inn Radisson, Southend-on-Sea

    The only Essex event especially designed for women at all stages of business:

    • 70 Stands of Essex, woman led businesses
    • A Start Up Zone with everything you need to birth YOUR business
    • 15 Free Workshops with Expert Speakers
    • Networking Events from 8am until 6.30pm.
    • Great food and a fabulous location a