FORTHCOMING EVENTS

21 January 12.30-1.30pm

WILPF Cornwall is supporting the Women’s March on Washington and the March on London, on the 21 January in Penzance, 12.30 pm  till 1.30pm outside Lloyds Banks

“We unite and stand 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.” (Women’s March on London)

“There are more than 270 solidarity marches being planned in all 50 states, 2 territories, and in 33 countries around the world, with expected participation of more than 500,000 individuals” (Women’s March on Washington)

 

18 March 2-5pm

We invite you to the screening of the Trails Of Spring-Poster. A powerful film by Gini Reticker, set in Egypt during the uprisings. The film shows the courage and persistent determination of women in their quest for Women’s Rights amidst a background of molestation, abuse and torture Contact Amnesty amnesty.penzance@gmail.com ~ 07974 000747 Contact WILPF brigittemorrigan@talktalk.net ~ 07502 465460 Following the film there will be a question and answer session with the participation of three women peace/human rights activists from the region.

 

Previous events

2016 meetings:
Meetings are the third Saturday of every month, 1.30pm for 2.00-4.00pm
Venue: Redwing Gallery, Wood Street, Penzance

Contact: telephone 01736/788438 or e-mail brigittemorrigan@talktalk.net

We are a very  ‘young’  group, formed in 2014 and gained Branch status at the Annual General Meeting on 14 March 2015.  We were quite active through 2014:  organising two vigils, 15th  May for the International Conscientious Objector’s Day and 4th August for the Commemoration of the Women’s Rally at Kingsway Hall London 1914.  We also attended the 101st Anniversary of the Suffragist Walk from Lands End.  Although far from Scotland, we currently support the protests and blockades of the Faslane nuclear weapons base.

 

RECLAIM THE NIGHT!

WILPF Cornwall, together with Women’s Aid Penzance and SEEDS (Survivors Empowering Educating Domestic Abuse Services) are calling all women. Assert the right to walk safely at night!

Join us Friday 25th November 2016 From St John’s Hall, Penzance, 5.30 pm.

Walk, sing, dance down Market Jew Street across Ross Bridge up Chapel Street to Admiral Benbow

Songs @ Arcade Steps, Celebrations/Performances @ Admiral Benbow

Demonstrate your freedom, your concern, your power!

Bring candles in jars/lanterns, banners, placards, whistles, saucepan lids…

Bring along your mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, nieces and daughters!

Also inviting men to support from the sidelines!

 

See other previous events here