Join us for a series of of short, inspiring tales on a range of diverse topics, each within 10 minutes, from women who have a story to tell. This will be followed by a Q&A.

Women telling a story at this event include:

• Chinwe Mirian, who will discuss her role as a Cancer Research UK Ambassador and her Public Health research for her Master’s Degree.

• UK McDonald’s Football Mum of The Year 2018, Helen Atkinson will share her inspirational story.

• Butul Taufik will talk about the Bank of America Merriill Lynch Red Chair campaign and how its invigorating women to become decision-makers in a room where they are outnumbered.

• Motherwell CIC CEO Kate Blakemore will speak on role models and mentoring.

• Chester Soroptimists talk about their campaign, ‘Purple Teardrop’, and a parliamentary petition to ban sex from the media and advertising.

This event will be chaired By Rebecca Reidel (Author and Founder of HistFestUK)

Cinema Sometimes Always Never (12A)

1 hr 29 | Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan (Bill Nighy) tries to repair his strained relationship with his son. Written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce.

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Cinema All My Life Is Buried Here

1 hr 37 | Documentary about the remarkable story of British composer George Butterworth (1885 – 1916). Followed by Q&A.

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Cinema Late Night (15)

1 hr 42 | [AD] | Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling star in this warm and witty dramedy exposing life behind TV’s woman-less writer rooms.

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Remembering Srebrenica: Memorial Event

A special event to remember the peoples who lost their lives in 1995 in Bosnia during the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War.

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On Stage Tom Rosenthal: Manhood
Garret Theatre

Let the beaky boy from Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4) and Plebs (ITV2) tell you the story of how he spent his life trying to avenge the theft of his foreskin.

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Educating Creatively Conference – Dinner
Storyhouse

An accompanying dinner alongside this year’s conference – open to all conference delegates.

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Cinema Toy Story 4 (U)

1 hr 40 | [AD] | Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang go on a road trip with Bonnie and her new toy ‘Forky’. 

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Cinema Sunset (15)

2 hrs 21 | A young woman searches for her brother through the backstreets of Budapest on the brink of the first world war.

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Cinema A Dog’s Journey (PG)

1 hr 48 | [AD] | Heart-warming sequel to A Dog’s Purpose, with dog Bailey setting off on another journey with the people he loves.

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Cinema Diego Maradona (12A)

2 hrs 10 | [AD] | From the team behind Senna and Amy comes a wild and unforgettable documentary about one of football’s legendary icons.

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