Derby Celebrated International Women's Day on March 11th in Market Sq. The annual event is organised and hosted by Women's Day Derby. Hundreds of people milled in and out of the various marquis enjoying a programme of on stage entertainment, talks and workshops across the Square (including at the Quad). The large marquis which was central to the event housed a myriad of over 40 diverse stalls from charity and other Third Sector organisations and small business sellers, Yoga Y
The shortlisted nominees (see bios in the Derbyshire 100 Women List) are: Barbara Castle Hannah Mitchell Florence Nightingale Alice Wheeldon Olave St Clair Baden-Powell ........................................................a woman of your choice This online vote opened on March 8th and will end on October 15th 2017. Please vote just once. Deeds Not Words Towards Liberation Project Team will also be accepting votes during our Derbyshire-wide outreach.
We were very excited that after around eight months of hard work we finally launched the Project at this year's annual Derby and Derbyshire Inspirational Woman Awards. To use the event to engage as many people as possible in the Project the decision was taken to build the website and curate a mini exhibition to help give the launch some real ummph. As well as the usual entertainment, speeches and award conferment, the event showcased a ten minute film, a mini exhibition whic