Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
 
Words to Action – Reflections From Creators of Peace in Oxford

Join us for an afternoon with brilliant local, national and international women sharing stories from past and present times, inspiring us into action. Radical nourishment through words and cake. Free event. Donations welcomed. Disabled access. 

When: 3 March, 2pm - 5pm

Where: Long Room, Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BX

RSVP: Booking essential - please book your tickets here.

Confirmed Programme and Speakers

Creators of Peace - Empowering women to be radical peace-builders
Kate Monkhouse introduces Creators of Peace and shares the impact the movement has had around the world through the stories of the women involved.

Aboard the Miracle Train - Q & A with Dr Lillian Cingo 
The award-winning nurse, Dr Lillian Cingo, took healthcare to rural South Africa, on South Africa’s Phelophepa (‘good clean health’) train, which set out in 1994, with Lillian as its manager, to bring health services to remote rural communities.

Women Writers and the Suffrage Struggle: Oxford Connections
A brief talk about the movement to gain women the vote as it affected Oxford. How did the university and the town react to this movement? Did Oxford itself make any significant contribution to the movement? 

Change your words - Change Your Story
Our choice of words defines our story, so it follows that changing the words we use changes that story. Let’s put this to the test, starting with a few typical everyday comments and see how we can create a more empowering story.

Songs sung by women activists
Miranda Shaw is a local violin teacher, campaigner and cook. She will lead us in song, as we remember some of the stories and successes of women's movements and activism from the last 100 years

Inner Listening
Join us in a short guided meditation to remind us how our inner voice can support us to create change. 

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