TW Women International Women's Day Walk

Coming together to celebrate the journey so far including 100 years of the vote for some women #vote100 . Also to look forward as there is much to be done to #pressforprogress .

3.30 pm – Convene at Pantiles Bandstand.

3.45pm – Walk to No 11 The Pantiles, site of Suffragettes office. -EVENT

Continue–

Walk via Chapel Place turning right. on Nevill St to cross at lights then walk via Chapel Place to Mt Sion crossway and up High Street to start of Grove Hill Rd crossing at lights in front of Hooper’s.
Left on road round to Mt. Pleasant MEET UP POINT at entry to Calverley Gardens.

4.35pm -Cross Crescent Rd at the lights by Lloyds Bank and turn right walking along front of Assembly Hall to 18 Crescent Rd, site of Suffragists office. EVENT

4.45pm Return taking same route to Town Hall reception area. Welcome by TWWomen100 to include those newly gathering on Civic Way which will be cordoned off for pedestrians only. EVENT

5.00 pm to 6pm Reception at Town Hall ,Final numbers tbc Ticketed EVENT
Speakers
Welcome by Mayor, Julia Soyke,
Literature — Anne Carwardine
Museum — Liz Douglas
Music — Charlotte Bartholomew
Businesswoman — Ania Jeffries
Sport — Tatum Nelson, former TWGGs student, athlete who has competed for GB and England in 100m, 200m and 400m sprints, now a mother and personal trainer in RTW
Charity — Polly Taylor – Pickering
Female Soldier and Miss England 2009 -Katrina Hodge
TW & Wealden United Nations Association — Jane Beeley
Schools - tbc

5.45 pm- 6pm Create Choir sing in Council Chamber. Song sheets to be provided by the Council.

Refreshments provided by RTWBC.

6.00pm – Exit via main Town Hall Entrance. Turn right on Monson Road. Cross at lights where Calverley Road meets Monson Road.
Walk via the Precinct to the main entrance of Royal Victoria Place singing songs to front entrance to RVP. EVENT

6.15pm – 7.30pm -Celebration in Song and Words in RVP. EVENT- Full details to follow.

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08 March , Thursday 15:30

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