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ALL POINTS EQUAL

ALL POINTS EQUAL

FREE ENTRY AND FREE ACTIVITIES CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF VOTES FOR (SOME) WOMEN, AND 90 YEARS OF EQUAL VOTING RIGHTS FOR WOMEN AND MEN.

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 28TH MAY 2018
OPENING HOURS: 10AM – 9.30PM

Free Outdoor Screenings of Suffragette and Made in Dagenham

Entry is free entry on a first come, first served basis.

Midday - Moana - With incredible music from Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda, the film sees the titular character team up with demigod Maui to tackle open seas, enormous monsters and impossible odds to save her people. Moana is truly a Disney princess like no other.

3.30pm – Suffragette - Starring Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, Suffragette tells the incredible story of the young group of women galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst to fight for equality in 20th-century Britain. 

7.00pm – Made in Dagenham - Set in 1960s Britain, Made In Dagenham is a dramatization of landmark strikes protesting sexual discrimination against female workers at Ford’s Dagenham car plant.

Suffragette Rally with the Museum of London (3.15pm)

At 3pm the All Points Equal screening of Suffragette will commence with a fully immersive rally, in partnership with the Museum of London. In February 1918, after over half a century of campaigning, a parliamentary bill was passed that gave some women the right to vote in the UK, step back in time with the Museum of London for a special Suffragette rally and hear speeches that would have inspired the likes of Emily Wilding Davison. The rally will then take you on a journey through time, right up to present day feminism. This is a participatory performance with all encouraged to join in!

100 Years On - Free Live Panel and Q&A with Helen Pankhurst, Elizabeth Crawford, Suzanne Keyte and Sarah Jackson (5.30pm)

At 5.30pm Following the screening of the movie ‘Suffragette’ there will be a panel and Q&A with four female speakers. Each speaker will have a chance to talk about the movie, their campaigning work and answer any questions the audience may have for them.

Dr Helen Pankhurst is a women’s rights activist and senior advisor to CARE International, based in the UK and in Ethiopia. Helen is the great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst and granddaughter of Sylvia Pankhurst, leaders of the British suffragette movement. 

She will be joined by renowned author and the owner of Women and Her Sphere Elizabeth Crawford, author and co-founder of the East End Women’s Museum Sarah Jackson and Royal Albert Hall Archivist and author Diane Atkinson.

Free Live Music with Global Local (12pm – 9.30pm)

Global Local will host an amazing music line up from midday to 9.30pm, featuring many very talented females across the bill including:

Newcastle’s female-fronted HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS

Renowned locals HACKNEY COLLIERY BAND

All- female brass band BREAK OUT BRASS

Electronic sounds of the Middle East 47SOUL

Plus many more to be announced!


Free all-female Spoken Word with Penned in the Margins (evening)

Award-winning literary arts company Penned in the Margins will bring a compelling programme of female spoken word artists to All Points East, including an all-female line up on the Monday featuring award-winning writer and performer Hannah Silva and Rachel Long, the founder of Octavia - the poetry collective for women of colour.

Free Protest Poster workshops with Hackney Arts (3pm – 5.30pm)

As part of the day’s workshop line up, from 3pm - 5.30pm you can make your voice heard in this creative session lead by Hackney Arts, making protest posters to celebrate women’s right to vote. All materials are provided as we join together to create powerful and positive messages in solidarity with our sisters in history who made this possible for all of us. Come prepared with your personal messages to make your own sign and share your statement with the world.

Banner Exhibition with Digital Drama (all day)

Digital Drama has been working with community groups and artist Becci Kenning of art-in-transit.com to create 100 Banners inspired by the suffrage banner collection held in the archives of the Women’s Library at LSE. 100 Banners is an artistic response to the campaigns run by Suffragettes and Suffragists in their ambition to achieve women’s equal voting rights. 10 of the banners from the collection will be displayed on our Monday celebrations.

Free Children’s Banner-making with Stitches in Time (11am – 5pm)

Tower Hamlets charity Stitches in Time uses the arts to bring all kinds of people together. At All Points Equal we invite you and your family to roll up your sleeves and join this creative community. On Monday from 11am - 5pm there will be a special suffragette ‘banner making’ workshop.

Suffragette Picnic with The Women's Hall (12pm - 3pm) 

The Women's Hall project invites everyone to come and celebrate with a PICNIC IN THE PARK. The project celebrates the little known history of the East London Federation of Suffragettes. Developed in partnership with Four Corners, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives, Alternative Arts/Women's History Month in East London and the East End Women's Musuem this project is running from March to December 2018. 

Full entry T&C's can be found here. Please note that no glass is allowed on site. 

Free Short Films with Refinery 29
5050 - 14:50
Kitty - 15:10
Out Again - 19:05

Refinery29 is thrilled to be showcasing a selection of our Shatterbox Anthology films at All Points Equal. Just 7% of 2016's top films were directed by women. Refinery29 wants to change this by giving 12 female directors a chance to claim their power. Our message to Hollywood? You can't win without women. Watch three of our favourites this Monday. Watch new films every month on Refinery29.com/Shatterbox

Refinery29 is the leading global media company focused on young women. We inspire, entertain, and empower our audience through optimistic and diverse storytelling, experiences, and points of view.

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