Events in 2013
9 February 2013
999 Opera Fundraiser for Welcome Homeless Shelter
8 March 2013
Friday 8 March International Women’s Day 2013 Rally
This annual International Women’s Day rally will assemble from 12.00 at the Art College and march through the city streets with singers, dancers and colourful banners.
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14 March 2013
Two drama events (Shrieking Sisters and Lay Up Your Ends) from NI Equity members for International Women's Day
27 April 2013
Masquerade Ball on behalf of the Eagle Project on the 27th April at the Stormont Hotel. £45 per ticket - includes fizz on arrival, 4 courses, live entertainment then followed by disco.
3 May 2013
In the early hours of August 1st 1914 a group of suffragettes lead by Mrs Lilian Metge attempted to blow up Lisburn Cathedral.
What made a respectable middle class supporter of women's rights resort to active militancy?
Using a mix of new writing, original source and related material Shrieking Sisters brings to life the fascinating characters and events around the Ulster Suffrage Movement between 1912 – 1914 and the struggle for votes for women.This is the story of the little known six month militant campaign by Ulster suffragists in 1914, amidst the home rule battle and Ulster Unionism’s determination to stick with the union.
4 May 2013
The annual May Day Rally and Parade in Belfast will take place on Saturday 4 May. Assembly will be at Writer’s Square with speeches starting at 12 noon. March-off will be 12.30, the march order will be circulated nearer to the time.