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As usual, we will have the hugely popular and successful lightening talks in the Spitfire Café at various times of the day. 




Be Bold … and inspired to learn

10:30-11:30 am. Auditorium, Ground floor

Are you interested in inspiring women to explore education?

Are you interested in learning new skills or subjects?

Come and join our discussion

Speakers will include WEA, Staffordshire University and local women keen to share their experience with you.


Women’s Voices Heard Project

11:30 am - 12:00 pm. Auditorium,Ground floor

Women’s Voices Heard is a film project working with women living in the North Staffordshire to make films about the stories that are important to them.  

All the films are made and edited on mobile phones. 
The project launched in February and will run across the year.  At International Women’s Day we’ll be showing some ‘rough cuts’ made by a group of women at the YMCA. The project is funded by Seedbed.  

Be Bold … tell your story, share your passion

11:00-11:30 am & 12:30 -1:00 pm Spitfire Café, Ground floor


Table cloths in Café Area

Whilst you are enjoying IWD 17,please feel free to help local community organisation FoodFest by starting to embroider one of the table cloths in the cafe area. 
Once finished the table cloths will be used at local community events and at FoodFest 17 a weekend long community food celebration in Newcastle under Lyme from 15-17/9/17.


Music performanceUkulele band based at the College of the Third Age based in Ebenezer House, Meriell Street, Newcastle, Staffordshire. They meet every Tuesday 12 till 2. Everyone over 50 are welcome whatever level you play. Come and join the fun.



Newcastle Under Lyme C3A Ukulele Group

Spitfire Café, Ground floor