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WOW Film Club – Volunteering Day

We are now launching a new VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME offering training and development opportunities for women.

Through volunteering with us, we can help you:

  • build your confidence
  • develop your skills
  • offer training
  • connect you with others
  • help you to discover your potential

We can develop your skills in administration, marketing and film programming as well as outreach, event planning and grassroots community organising.

Everyone will get a chance to flourish in a uniquely female-friendly and supportive environment.

 

WOW Film – A United Kingdom

We warmly invite everyone to our final WOMEN-ONLY, MORNING SCREENING of the year, before we start our second year of Lottery funding in May!

Join us, at the RIVERSIDE WAREHOUSE, for a screening of the inspirational film A UNITED KINGDOM. This is going to be a special screening, to celebrate the end of a fantastic year of WOW Women’s films!

All women welcome. To book tickets and creche contact coordinatorwowfilm@gmail.com

Tickets £5.50 – waged, £3.50 unwaged, free for asylum seeking women.

WOW Women’s Film Club – Museum Film Trip

WOW Women’s Film Club are delighted to have partnered Artes Mundi, the international art prize and exhibition, for an exciting  event and day out. Combining a visit to the National Museum of Wales and a film screening, with refreshments, creche and transport – all free but you must reserve a place.

The film will be Auto da Fé by John Akomfrah –  a pioneering black British artist whose work explores themes of race, colonialism, slavery and migration.

A bus will leave from the Women Connect First to the Museum at 9.30am and return at 1.30pm.

 

 

WOW Women’s Film Club: Timbuktu

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You are warmly invited to WOW Film Club’s October women-only screening of…

TIMBUKTU

Wednesday 19th October, 10am

Not far from the ancient city of Timbuktu in Mali, a proud cattle herder – Kidane – lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife and daughter. In the nearby town, Islamic fundamentalists have taken over, and the restrictions imposed by the militants is drastically changing life for the local towns people, who are powerless in the face of the regime of terror imposed on daily existence. Music, laughter, cigarettes – even football – have been banned. Women have become shadows, but some resist with dignity. TIMBUKTU is a moving, haunting and beautifully shot film. It shows us the humanity of even the so called ‘jihadists’. It shows us a desert way of life that is compelling in its simplicity, but that is increasingly difficult to sustain.

We’d love you to join us for this incredibly inspiring film, and a chance to socialise with other Film Club women!

Tickets £3.50/£5.50

(free for asylum seeking women)

CRECHE INCLUDED

To reserve your seat, or for any more info, ring Rabab on

0775 9933311 or email wowfilmclub@gmail.com

Events volunteers needed

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Brickstock is a new festival of art, film, live music, DJs and food starting this month at Brickworks in Trade Street

There are loads of volunteer opportunities from painting buildings to creating furniture, stewarding, artist liaison, information assistants, art gallery invigilators and much needed venue champions who’ll help clear areas of rubbish and litter pick throughout the event.

Festival dates
Saturday 22nd October – 12:00 – 00:00  Sunday 23rd October – 12:00 – 22:00
Saturday 29th October – 12:00 – 00:00  Sunday 30th October – 12:00 – 22:00
Friday 4th November – 16:00 – 00:00  Saturday 5th November – 12:00 – 00:00  Sunday 6th November – 12:00 – 22:00

Volunteer days/times required 

  • Venue Champions and Painters – Monday 3rd  October – Wednesday 12th October 10:00 – 17:00. Some weekend work required.
  • Art Invigilators: During daytime of weekdays 20th October – 19th  November. 10:00 – 17:00
  • Artist liaison/information/stewards/carpark assistance – during festival opening time

If you’d like to be part of this exciting event please complete the contact form below telling us a bit about your availability and experience.

All volunteers that live in the BRG area will receive time credits.

You can also contact Catherine  on 07969 066093