I wanted to email you to invite you along to
the screening of our film Of Whole Heart Cometh Hope.
Each and everyone of you was involved in some
way with the creation of our banner, but not only that, the creation of our
community; an ever growing group of supportive women with a huge range of
talents and interests. I am so honoured to be a part of this movement and
excited to work together on many exciting new ventures as we grow.
As a thank you we are putting on this special
screening , free for you all. Come, watch and celebrate what you have achieved
and even see if you can spot yourself!!
I really hope to
see you there. Here is a little more info and the link to book your place buytickets.at/redhillsdurham
home of the Durham miners will host a special International Women’s Day
celebration, featuring the premiere of a new film about the Women’s Banner
The event at
Redhills: Durham Miners Hall will include the first chance to see Of Whole
Heart Cometh Hope.
documentary by Amber Films tells the story of the Women’s Banner Group (WBG),
created to celebrate the achievements of women.
follows the progress of the group, which involves people from all over County
Durham, from the start of the project to last year’s Durham Miners’ Gala, when
the banner was processed through the streets of the city.
WBG chair, said: “The film is a great way to mark all we achieved
together, and we are looking forward to sharing it with everyone involved, and
with the wider public.
sure this will be an empowering and inspiring evening and we hope as many
people as possible join us at Redhills to celebrate International Women’s
will be held in the magnificent Pitman’s Parliament at Redhills, the home of
the Durham Miners’ Association (DMA). The DMA recently launched The Redhills
Appeal to renew its historic home as a centre for education, culture, and
DMA Programme Director, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming the
Women’s Banner Group to Redhills to mark International Women’s Day, and are
proud that we will help celebrate the immense contribution and achievements of
the women or our communities and our movement.
event is in keeping with the aims of The Redhills Appeal – to return the
miners’ hall to the people, and to provide our communities with a place of
at last year’s Gala with a patchwork banner, the WBG are fundraising for a
traditional painted silk banner to parade at this year’s Big Meeting, on
Saturday July 13.
takes place at Redhills: Durham Miners Hall, Flass Street, Durham on Friday 8
March at 7pm. The evening will also include a Q&A with filmmakers and
members of the WBG, guest speakers and a licensed bar.
The event is
free, but voluntary donations would be welcome. Any money raised will be
divided equally between the Women’s Banner Group and The Redhills Appeal.
for free tickets, go to buytickets.at/redhillsdurham