International Women’s Day 2024: Political Pockets – sewing workshop

International Women’s Day 2024: Political Pockets – sewing workshop

International Women's Day 2024: Political Pockets - sewing workshop


9 March 2024    
10:30am - 3:30pm


Aunty Social
28 Topping St, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3AQ

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Get ready for Political Pockets, a hands-on sewing workshop for International Women’s Day 2024, where we’ll stitch our way to empowerment!

Join us at Aunty Social for an exciting in-person event celebrating International Women’s Day 2024!
Get ready for a fun and creative session at our Political Pockets – sewing workshop. Learn how to sew your own unique political-themed pockets while connecting with fellow women, non-binary folks and allies.
This workshop is a fantastic opportunity to explore the politics of pockets in womenswear, make your clothing more functional and engage in empowering conversations.

Don’t miss out as we make glorious pockets so that we can keep our hands free for more patriarchy-smashing!

Minimum suggested donation of £5 per ticket.

Book your tickets here

Funds raised will go to Women for Women International. Who are sending urgent aid to women in Gaza.
As a non-partisan organisation committed to serving women affected by war and conflict, they are partnering with local organisations in the area who are providing essential aid to women impacted by this escalating crisis.
Your donation will help them to meet women’s most pressing and unmet needs — winter clothes, blankets, hot meals and trauma-informed counselling.
Donations are non-refundable upon cancellation.

Access: If you have additional access needs (e.g. large print, BSL interpreter, level access) Please let us know by emailing or sending us an SMS text/WhatsApp message on 07957 602790‬

Getting here

  • Tram to North Pier
  • Bus: No 3,4, 6 or 18 bus to Topping St. No 2, 2C, 3, 12, to Church St (Stanley Buildings)
  • Driving: The closest pay and display car parks are on East Topping St and Talbot Road multi storey. There is also parking at the nearby Sainsbury’s supermarket for up to 3 hours, please make sure that you check the terms before you use the car park.

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