International Women’s Day

Press for progress: how Croydon celebrated Women’s History Month

Posted on March 22nd, by Holly Bernstein in Politics & Society. No Comments

Events brought together performers, speakers, musicians, and politicians

March is Women’s History Month. The theme for International Women’s Day, which fell on 8th March, was Press for Progress, as 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary since women first got the right to vote in the United Kingdom.

Croydon has hosted a range of events celebrating both Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.

On 7th … Read More »

Pedal for Progress

Posted on March 16th, by Amy Foster in Culture. No Comments

Our goal is to prove that there are others in Croydon who’d like more choices about how they get from A to B

I became a mother of two nearly three months ago now. People want to know: how is it going? How are you coping? We’re ok. Not bad. But then I have a moment when I feel actually good again and I realise that … Read More »

Croydon celebrates International Women’s Day

Posted on March 30th, by Catherine Pestano in Culture. 4 comments

Catherine Pestano sings the praises of singing for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day highlights women’s struggles for equality, and this year had the theme #MakeItHappen. As a feminist, I am a great fan of women-only space but there is also something to be said for collaborating together to celebrate an oppressed section of society, and to embrace the ‘other’ in oneself. With this in mind, … Read More »