other women for a day of activities to be held at the Council
10am Coffee in council house
10.15am Short talk by a local woman
11am Choice of Workshops. Details below
1pm Free Lunch … cold buffet in Lord Mayors suite
1.45pm Short talk by Margaret Rylatt, city Archaeologist
2pm Choice of Workshops. Details below
3.45pm Closing drama performed by local women
Arts and creative workshops.. to beheld at Herbert Art gallery
Workshop 1. Prepare for the banquet, join a costumes
artist to make medieval headware. 11am
Workshop 2. The Edible
Women. Celebrate the creative and fun side of food, make giant
jellies and cakes and eat the women you make. 2pm
Book for these workshops with
Clayton Shaw telephone the Herbert Art Gallery 024 7683 1701
Other workshops to be held at main council house. 11am to 12.45pm
Workshop 3. “Turning
Personal Tragedy & Experience into a Professional Way of Life
to Help Others” Confidence Building and Public Speaking Skills.
Speaker JUDY LEDGER Founder Baby Lifeline
Workshop 4. “Parenting
Yourself” Historically and socially women in particular and
encouraged to put their own needs to one side and look after
others, this workshop explores this concept and looks at how you
can parent yourself.
Workshop 5. Alternative
Therapies. Experience Aromatherapy, Skincare, Remidial Massage,
Indian Head Massage, with demonstrations and a chance to have a
Workshop 6. Video Workshop. If you’ve always fancied
yourself as a bit of a Kate Adie, now’s your chance to have a go
at being a roving reporter. Video workers from the Depot Studios
will show you how to film and edit your own news report direct
from the Women’s Conference using up-to-date digital technology.
This is an opportunity to either show your stuff in front of the
camera or learn what goes on behind the scenes. Either way, this
will be a fun and challenging experience and perhaps the start of
a brilliant careers!
11am to 12.45pm
Workshop 7. The art of public speaking
Workshop 8. “Sathyua Sai
Practical Parenting Skills” (Women & Parenting)
The workshop session will cover:-
*Parents roles and responsibilities
*Learning 9 skills such as assertiveness, problem solving,
communication, conflict resolution, discipline, acceptance,
relationships, responsibility and confidence building
*Personal development exercises
*Learning and teaching values.
Workshop 9. Information Technology & Conferencing with
women across the world.
Learn how to get connected. The
World Wide Web as a positive force for women.
Workshop 10. Video Workshop.
A repeat of workshop 6.
The council House has full access
for disabled people. The days events are free Displays by
Community Education, City Libraries, Sathyaa Sai Baba Centre of
Coventry, Amnesty International, Sports Development and “home
produced flags” made to support the theme of International Women’s
Guest visitors to include Judy
Ledger from Baby Lifeline, Margaret Rylatt City Archaeologist and
Jane Williams, a district nurse who for the last few year has made
trips to Romania to work with local women and nurses to encourage
and teach communication skills to enhance their bonding with