HUMAN RIGHTS & EQUALITY LAW BY KARON MONAGHAN QC, MATRIX CHAMBERS
Date: 7 Nov 6–7.30pm Admission: FREE Location: The Hive
The University of Worcester’s School of Law is delighted to welcome Karon Monaghan QC who will be talking about an aspect of human rights / equality law. She is a leading equality lawyer and has acted in extremely high-profile cases such as the French Burqa ban and the challenge to allow opposite sex couples to apply for civil partnerships.
SUFFRAGE TEA BY PROFESSOR MAGGIE ANDREWS, UNIVERSITY OF WORCESTER (PART OF THE BEING HUMAN FESTIVAL)
Date: 19 Nov 1–4pm
Location: Croome Park, High Green, Worcester, WR8 9DW
100 years ago Edwardian suffragette campaigners spread their message by holding ‘suffragette teas’, this is your opportunity to join in all the fun they had. Play suffragette board games, view an exhibition, design badges and banners, buy a little jam or sample suffragette themed cakes and chat to those studying and writing about women’s suffrage. All will take place at Croome Park, a National Trust Property so can you can also learn about the house’s own Hidden Suffragette Heroine – Sophia Duleep Sing who was a keen member of the Women’s Social and Political Union. Her brother married the daughter of the ninth Earl of Coventry and the owner of Croome Park.
SUFFRAGE TALK AND TASTE BY PROFESSOR MAGGIE ANDREWS, UNIVERSITY OF WORCESTER (PART OF THE BEING HUMAN FESTIVAL)
Date: 20 Nov 2–4pm Admission: FREE Location: St. Swithun’s Church, Church Street, Worcester, WR1 2RH
A talk exploring the significance of food, cooking and recipes for many suffrage campaigners and tasting recipes that suffrage campaigners included in their fund raising cookery books. There will also be the opportunity to see inside St. Swithun’s Church, an impressive Grade I listed Georgian building located in the heart of Worcester. It has an outstanding interior, retaining all the furnishings of its time, including box pews, early English organ and rare three decker pulpit.
WORLD WAR 1 ARMISTICE DAY TALKS
Date: 11 Nov 1–3.30pm Admission: FREE Location: The Hive
Worcestershire played its role during the First World War. At The Hive this Armistice Day you can hear about three medical areas that impacted the county. Suitable for all ages and interests, the speakers are experts in their topic and will engage you with their enthusiasm for the content:
• Stretcher Bearers and the Casualty Evacuation Chain – by Emily Mayhew
• Dr Martha Stewart the First Female Resident Medical Officer, Worcester Infirmary – by Rebecca Wynter
• Research into Medical Developments in Worcestershire in WW1 – by Alice Brumby
Book your place at http://www.bit.ly/TheInfirmaryTickets
STUDY HAPPY FAIR
Date: 15 Nov 11am–5pm Admission: FREE Location: The Hive
Join us to find out more about how you can study healthier, happier, smarter. Come along to meet local wellbeing practitioners, learn techniques to help you combat study stress and even try your hand at energy-boosting activity sessions. This event is open to all but is aimed particularly at sixth form, further education and University students.
Arts and Culture Now AW17
Welcome to the latest news about what’s happening in Arts and Culture Now. Over the next few months, we’re presenting a very exciting and eclectic mix of film, theatre, exhibitions, lectures and conferences.
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