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International Women’s Festival

Sat 09 Mar 2024



Free Event


From 10:30am

International Women’s Festival

A fun day of live music dance and activities for the whole family which is free for all.

This event has been organised and programmed by Devon United Women CIC in partnership with Fawcett Devon (a branch of the Fawcett Society), with a modest contribution from Devon and Cornwall Police.

At Exeter Phoenix we are delighted to host such an important Festival, to celebrate women’s voices, to reflect on progress made and the work still left to do to realise gender equality and a more peaceful world.

The festival starts from 10.30am for coffee and a chance for women and men to share their experiences.

Proposed Schedue (Subject to change)

Speakers and panel discussions will take place in Studio 74:

  • 10.45am – Shifting Women’s Power for Change
  • 12.25pm – Women’s Health
  • 1:30pm – Women’s Power to Save lives in Gaza
  • 2:40pm – Our Journey Share Experiences
  • Events in the Auditorium run from 11.45am:
  • 11.45am – Newtown Roots Band
  • 12.20pm – Melodie Jones
  • 12.45pm – Ali Jones and Jamie Rudd
  • 1.25pm – The Real Ish Band
  • 2pm – Vicki Parks
  • 2.30pm – Alison Macdonald
  • 2.45pm – Wren Music (workshop and choir)

A women’s-only workshop features:

  • 12.15pm – Menopause Empowering Women through this Incredible stage of Life
  • 1.25pm – Health and Change Rosalie Experience

In Studio 1 from 11am to 4pm there will be a variety of women’s stalls.

Meeting Room

from 11am to 4pm there will be children’s activities.

The line-up for the Studio Dance is:

  • 11am: Yoga
  • 12:10pm: Ilaria Belly Dance
  • 1:20pm: Valentina &Ilaria Trantella
  • 2:30pm: Rosalie Dance Zumba

A number of artists will be displaying work in the Auditorium:

  • La Vie En Rose Makery – Rosy Tydeman
  • Handmade Homeware – Danielle Williams
  • Josie Gould
  • Patricia Ferns
  • Petra Lewin
  • Alison Jagger Cane


Venue: Exeter Phoenix

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