This International Women's Day we are delighted to present a whole week of fabulous activities developed by and for local Gorbals women!
Following on from the huge success of our previous International Women's Day events, 2023 will see a range of FREE events take place between Monday 6th March and Thursday 9th March, celebrating Gorbals women.
From mindfulness to music, banner making to beauty treatments, there's something for everyone on offer. Whilst all events are free, there are limited spaces for some activities, where booking is essential. Some events also include food, so if you're coming along please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements.
Further details about each of the events and activities is outlined below. To book your space please contact Ailsa by calling 0141 429 3900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 6th March
Banner Making Workshop - 11am-2pm - St Francis Community Centre, 405 Cumberland Street
Drop in and create wonderful, inspiring banners celebrating Gorbals women past, present and future. No experience or crafting skills necessary, as we'll be joined by local crafters and sewers who will share their skills. All materials and lunch will be provided. No need to book, but please do tell us if you have any dietary requirements.
Tuesday 7th March
Women's Wisdom Afternoon Tea - 1pm-2.30pm - North Gate Community Room, 150 Crown Street
Join Michelle from Givin' it Laldie for music, songs and yarns over afternoon tea! Please bring a photo, object or story that reminds you of an inspiring woman in your life. Booking for this session is essential.
Wednesday 8th March
The Big International Women's Day Get Together - 2.30pm-5.30pm - St Francis Community Centre, 405 Cumberland Street
Join local women for a free afternoon of self care, with afternoon tea, a fun photobooth and a choice of beauty treatments, including facials, massage and henna. Booking for this session is essential.
Thursday 9th March
Thoughtful Thursday - 12pm-1.30pm - Gorbals Rose Garden
Join Lisa, The Happy Mind Coach, for an afternoon of mindfulness and relaxation. Lisa will guide you to use your senses in a mindful way that can help tackle the stresses and strains of everyday life. Lunch will be provided and there's no need to book, but please do dress warmly and let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements.