Women of Tyneside - Events

Download the Festival of Women events brochure

The Women of Tyneside project has been working with diverse groups of women across Tyne and Wear in a variety of settings.

International Women's Day, Friday 8 March 2019, marks the launch of our Festival of Women, a uniquely programmed series of events taking place in venues across Tyneside from March until June 2019.

Some of the Festival events are listed below.

The Festival brochure can be downloaded here

For more information contact womenoftyneside@twmuseums.org.uk

Festival of Women events organised by TWAM

Remembering Resistance: A Century of Women's Protest in the North of England

29 June, 11am - 4pm  

Discovery Museum

Do you have stories to tell about activism? Remembering Resistance is a unique project celebrating 100 years of women's protest in the North of England. Come along and share your memories and any related object which we would love to record, celebrate and use to inspire future generations. Click here for more information on the Remembering Resistance project.


Women of Tyneside: Deeds Not Words Walk **This event is now SOLD OUT**
30 June, 10.30am  

Meet at The Junction, Haymarket, Newcastle

Approximately 90 minutes walk, beginning at Haymarket and ending at Central Station. Visiting sites linked to the suffrage movement in Newcastle, including the events of 9 October 1909, known as the Battle of Newcastle.  

Book tickets here. 


Download the publication Scarlet Women

Scarlet Women, a publication created in North Tyneside between 1976-82 during the Women’s Liberation Movement, has been produced for a new 2019 edition for one of our project themes of Power and Influence. Many thanks to the members of North Tyneside Women’s Voices who put the issue together, to all of the women who contributed articles and pieces, and to Sail Creative, for their fantastic design. The PDF of the publication can be downloaded here.