OIWF 1995

Main Event:

  • International Women’s Day Party: Dance Workshop by Francoise Sergy; Joanna Goldsworthy (Virago Press); Mita Banerjee (Indian Classical Dance); Comedy from Ronnie Ancona and Hattie Hayridge; Twist (Oxford based all women band) and Krzy Beryl Bees’ 70s Disco

Highlights included:

  • Quilt Art Ten: An Exhibition of International Quilters’ Work
  • BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour ‘Capture the World’ (with Lucy Davies, winner of the Radio Times and BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour photographic competition)
  • Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Exhibition
  • Women’s Cabaret: Oxford Brookes Student Union and Oxford University Student Union
  • The HeART of Being Female – Celebrating Women’s Creativity: An exciting and innovative programme of arts events, exhibitions, performances and workshops.
  • Phoenix Cinema Women’s Film Festival
  • The Oxford Suffrage and Anti-Suffrage Movements 1870 – 1930 (Exhibition by Katherine Bradley)
  • 100 Years of the National Council of Women Exhibition
  • Women and the Church (Workshop presented by Janet Thorn, lecturer at Oxford Brookes University and Church of England minister)
  • Pegasus Theatre Presents: Night Mother by Marsha Norman / Pegasus Pictures Presents: First Screenings – New Work from Women directors at Oxford Film and Video Makers
  • Gender and Memory: Oral History and Women’s History (Presentation by Mary Chamberlain from Oxford Brookes History Field)
  • Travellers’ Tales – Women’s Experiences on the Road (With Jennifer Cox and Charlotte Hindle from Lonely Planet)
  • Barton Women’s Day: including aerobics, self-defence, art and dance workshops
  • Oxford College of Further Education: International Women’s Celebrations (Beauty Treatment Special / Women of Clay / Women and Learning)
  • Girls Schools 5-A-Side Soccer Competition