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Women’s Action Network Dorset hosts Dorset Women’s Day
WOMEN will be getting together to enjoy a range of activities and workshops at an event in Dorchester.
WAND, the Women’s Action Network Dorset, is hosting its annual Dorset Women’s Day event at the Dorford Centre in the county town on Saturday.
The event is being held to celebrate International Women’s Day and will be opened by WAND patron and local broadcaster Tracey West, who will also be reading extracts from her latest book – The Poetry of Divorce – on the day.
Admission to the event, which runs from 10.30am to 4pm, is free and organisers are promising that there will be lots to keep all women of all ages entertained.
WAND member Jackie Young and her staff will be putting offering free crèche facilities and there will be a chance to buy homemade cakes and refreshments created by WAND volunteers.
A spokeswoman for WAND said: “There will be something for everyone, from a host of stallholders selling a variety of wonderful items to appeal to women of all ages, plus information stands promoting everything relating to womanhood as well as a varied and exciting range of workshops.”
The workshops include jewellery making with long-time WAND supporter Cath Coffin and a singing workshop with WAND member Hilary Foggo, as well as the returned of Vicky Gray’s popular House of Colour workshop.
There will also be a dance workshop, insights into book publishing and opportunities for women to try their hands at crafts such as creating a sock animal.
There will be new additions to this year’s event as well including the Rummage Room, which will give people attending the chance to donate unwanted clothes, jewellery and other items for WAND to sell and raise funds for their annual Reclaim the Night March.
For more information about the day contact Emma on 01202 252204 or Toni on 01305 848689.