Events

poster for art class
Saturday, 2nd March 2024, 10.30am to 12.30pm

Welcome to Saturday Beginners Draw!

Join artist-tutor Susan Bryan for the opportunity to explore technique, line and space.  Reconnect with your innate creativity in the historic, Grade I listed backdrop of Bruce Castle.

All art materials included within the ticket price.

Tickets are £15, pay on the day or book via Eventbrite.

For queries, please contact Susan on 07535 676276.

6 women performing Afro-latin music
Sunday, 3rd March 2024, 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Free, no booking required. Just drop-in!

Come hear and join Las Witchas Collective as they explore through song and drums the memories our mothers and grandmothers have left in us.

Help them with their music and be inspired and get crafty, making a colourful card to give to the special women in our lives. All in time for Mothering Sunday.

Families are welcome to come along, bring their own memories and use their imagination to create little works of art on card.

This free workshop will be lots of fun and spiced up with Afro Latin music by Las Witchas!

upcycling
Saturday, 9th March 2024, 10.30am to 1.00pm

Free. This workshop is for adults (over 18s) only.

Materials and refreshments provided.

This Women's History Month join Siân Dorman at Bruce Castle as she shares her crafting skills and creative ideas at this morning workshop. Using upcycled waste plastics and jewellery clasps, you can recycle and be inspired to make a unique, handmade and lovely gift – one that is sustainable and also in good time for that special woman in your life for Mothering Sunday. All welcome – from novice to experienced crafters.

womens history map of Hornsey
Saturday, 9th March 2024, 11.00am to 1.00pm

Free, all welcome. Booking essential.

Meet: Outside The Everyman Cinema, Fortis Green Rd, Muswell Hill, London N10 3HS

From suffragettes to the feminist punk band The Slits, Muswell Hill has some remarkable women to discover. First settled as part of a medieval shrine to Mary, mother of Jesus, more secular inhabitants include an influential 20th century designer Peggy Angus and pioneering Egyptologist Myrtle Broome. Just join your guide Oonagh Gay on this 90-minute circular tour and learn more on this free walk about women from Muswell Hill. 

Tea warehouse early 20th century
Tuesday, 19th March 2024, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Free, all welcome. Refreshments included.

bronze sculpture of hand holding bar of soap
Thursday, 21st March 2024, 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Free, all welcome. Booking recommended. 

Join sculptor Al Johnson as she discusses the inspiration for and making of ‘Land of Laundries’, which will be on display in Bruce Castle Museum’s Compton Gallery for Women’s History Month.

hoover
Tuesday, 16th April 2024, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Free, all welcome. Refreshments included.

Modern gadgets can be a bit of a challenge for some of us, for all their usefulness. Those we used in the past were often so much more simple and trustworthy. The telephone, firmly fixed to the wall so it was never lost and never ran out of charge like those all-singing, all-dancing mobiles.