International Women’s Day 2017 is being celebrated in Brighton at a series of events across February and March. Here are some of our favourites:
International Women’s Day Extravaganza, The Brunswick, Sunday 26th Feb, £8
One weekend before their big celebration at the Dome, Brighton Women’s Centre take over the Brunsick for a night of Brighton and Hove’s finest singers and bands, all hosted by up and coming comedian Ali Macfarlan.
The organisers say: “All ages and genders are welcome, as we come together to celebrate the empowerment of women and enjoy some amazing live music!”
Femrock International Women’s Day Special, Green Door Store, Friday 3 March, £5(otd)
FemRock is an a DIY not-for-profit night at The Green Door Store showcasing and celebrating women in music. Their exciting Women’s Day lineup features Young Adventurers, Teenage Caveman, and Sit Down.
Traumfrau International Women’s Day Extravaganza, The Wagner Hall, 11 March 21:00–3:00, £9 First Release £12 Second Release
Describing itself as “Brighton’s most unusual queer night”, Tranfrau returns for a Women’s Day special at The Wagner Hall. Featuring DJs, performers, food and a fire to sit around (in the garden), this colourful party is not one to miss.
International Women’s Day Celebration at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 4 March 10:00-17:00, £Free
Brighton Museum host their annual celebration in partnership with Brighton Dome and Brighton Women’s Centre – what they describe as “a day-long marketplace of performance, art and debate.
“Bursting with activities, with gender equality firmly on the agenda, join us for a marketplace of ideas alongside a specially curated programme of inspiring speakers, activists and innovators, workshops, arts & crafts, causes and campaigns, with fun for all the family.”
Everything on at Brighton Dome, Saturday 4 March, £Various
Brighton Dome will mark International Women’s Day 2017 with a series of performances and events, including stand-up comedian Bridget Christie’s take on Brexit, and a live recording of The Guilty Feminist Podcast.