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Dorset Woman’s Day 2014 Saturday 1 March 2014 10am – 3.30pm Dorford Centre, Dorchester

FREE entry

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Wonderful workshops – Scrapbooking with Liz Morris £3

Learn how to create a Scrapbook Page to capture your memories- materials provided

Welcome to our Dorset Woman’s Day 2014 Programme Saturday 1 March 2014 is the 9th Dorset Woman’s Day being run by the Woman’s Action Network Dorset (WAND), to celebrate International Woman’s Day (on 8 March). WAND has two amazing Patrons: Harriet Walter, actor and writer; and Tracey West, author, broadcaster and poet. About Dorset Woman’s Day Harriet said “It is great that WAND are focusing on women today March 1st, but let’s make sure women all over the world are listened to and noticed on all of the remaining 364 days of the year as well.” Tracey said “This is an absolute celebration of what we busy Dorset women can achieve. Today is a great day for putting aside our troubles and revelling in sisterhood and crafty creativity.”

Laughter Workshop with Jo Keane FREE

Have a great start to the day, and just keep on smiling

Make a Tree Of Life with Cath Coffin £3

We will make ours in silver plated wire or copper wire and coloured beads of your choice from a selection. A cord will be supplied to hang them on Suitable for age 12 and over

Beginners Knitting with Maria Clarke FREE

Learn the basics of knitting such as casting on and off and knit and purl stitches

Creating a Dementia Friendly Community with Claire Barber

So come along and enjoy an hour or the day of workshops, activities, shopping and pampering. We hope there is something for everyone.

FREE Information and advice on the steps you can take to help make your community a welcoming place for those living with dementia

Find out more about WAND by visiting our stand at the event or visiting our webpage: www.wandwoman.org.uk

Making a handbag angel with Rose Mayerling £1.50

Have fun! WAND

Make yourself a beautiful handbag charm

Programme Saturday 1 March, Dorford Centre 10am10.30am

OFFICIAL OPENING Registration for Workshops (see programme for costs) and Networking





2.45pm2.30pm 3.30pm

Stalls and exhibition stands open in the main hall


Pampered Chef Demonstration Images of Women Talk by Harriet Walters Potters Wheel Demonstration



Rummage Room Come and support WAND by rummaging and buying!



Laughter Workshop Jo Keane

Tree of Life Pendant Cath Coffin

From the bottom up! Annie James

Making a handbag Angel Bedazzled by Rose

How to get published Roving Press

Beginners Crochet Maria Clarke

Hula Hoop Demonstration and Try Out Jo Morgan

Memory Wire Bracelet Ann Collins

Scrapbooking Liz Morris

Cross Stitch Jan Clarke

Bring and Share Poetry Reading All welcome to contribute

Movement and Imagination Butterfly Foundation

The beauty of Birdsong RSPB (outdoors, weather permitting)

Beginners Knitting Maria Clarke

Ladies of the Lawn Singing group

Making a Sock Monkey Raggy Rat

Introduction to Collage / Painting Caz Scott

Assert Yourself Carol Lewis

Final words and end of day – SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!


Creating a Dementia Friendly community Talk


Spoil yourself in the Pamper Room • Hairdressing

Serving tea, coffee and light lunch from 10.45 – 3.30pm Creating a Dementia Friendly community Talk

• Head Massage • Satin Hands • Reflexology • Aromatherapy

Wonderful workshops Getting Published with Julie Musk Free

If you’re a writer and would like to know more about the publishing process, come along to this workshop. Julie Musk from Roving Press, which specialises in local-interest (Dorset) books (www. rovingpress.co.uk), is a professional editor of 24 years and the author of three non-fiction books. She can pass on some handy tips and hints and answer any questions.

Making a Memory Wire Bracelet with Ann Collins £2

Using big and small beads to make a wire cuff which holds its shape by using memory wire. Make it bold and bright with lots of colours or go for subdued and toned effect.

Sock Monkey with Cath Owen £2

Make a Sock Monkey with the Raggy Rat.

Beginners Crochet with Maria Clarke Free

Learn how to crochet using a double crochet stitch. Once you master that you can move onto other stitches and then the possibilities are endless.

The Beauty of Birdsong with Lynne Burningham, RSPB Free

Identifying Birds by their song, will take place outdoors in Borough Gardens, weather permitting, or indoors if wet.

Movement and Imagination Workshop with the Butterfly Foundation Free Butterfly Foundation Clients presenting a workshop on overcoming the negative effects of Domestic Violence.

Assert Yourself! With Carol Lewis Free

A taster session for those who would like to know more about communicating clearly with others. Often, we put the needs and wants of others before our own and then when we really would like to be understood and in particular, to say ‘No’ we find it hard to do. In this workshop we will look at ways of being clear in what we say and do and also at how patterns of communication (particularly in speaking) can contribute to our sense of being cajoled, persuaded or coerced into things. But... we are not victims and by taking a few steps to assert our views and needs can lead to a deeper understanding of what we want or need.

Learn how to do counted cross stitch with Jan Clarke £1.50

Learn how to make a small cross stitch picture, following a simple pattern and take home the project to finish.

From the Bottom UP! with Annie Jameson Free

What all women should know about the Pelvic Floor and how to help themselves.

Collage and painting with Caz Scott Free

Collage and mixed media - create a painting with a difference. I will show how a street scene can be achieved using collage/mixed media. For those new to collage it will be simplest to follow what I do to learn the basic technique. A wide range of materials will be available but the more experienced could bring their own source material. (Suggested materials include: Support - mountboard or watercolour paper (say 7” x 9”, but no bigger than A4); Scissors; Glue stick; Paper - collage materials/ coloured paper; Watercolours with brush; Pen (Faber Castell or Staedtler pigment liner pen, 0.5 just over £2);Optional: Oil pastels, watercolour crayons).

Spoil yourself in the pamper room Pre-booking available Treatments include: Halo Hairdressing Dry cut = £7 Childs Trim = £3 All Styling =£5 GHD Curls/Fish tail plait/Straightening Tongs/French Plait Tel: 07800 645334 Hazel‘s Holistic Haven Head and Face Massages: Relaxing Head Massage 15 minutes = £5 hazelsholistichaven@gmail.com Tel: 07500 117356 Reflexology with Clea Cherill Reflexology treatment 30mins = £15 clearoma@talktalk.net Tel: 01305 267136 Namaste Head Massage Relaxing and stimulating, soothing and de-stressing. Prices: 15 minutes = £12.50; 30 minutes = £25 Aromatherapy Massage An excellent form of relaxation beneficial for many conditions including stress, anxiety and depression, insomnia, headaches, muscular pain and tension, and some skin disorders. Prices:15 minutes = £12.50; 30 minutes = £25; 60 minutes = £40 Deep Tissue Massage Focusing on specific problem areas, uses deep and concentrated pressure to relieve tense and contracted muscles which cause stiff necks, low back tightness, sore shoulders and aching legs. Price: 30 minutes = £25 Back Neck & Shoulders Massage: Price: 15 minutes = £12.50 namaste@tartanmoon.plus.com Tel: 07866 594013

Plus... The Rummage Room is back!

An opportunity for people to donate any unwanted woman’s clothes, accessorises and books (all clean and in good condition) and pick up something new to you. Proceeds will go to WAND to support other events.


Light lunch, tea and coffee and delicious cakes available in the lounge from £1.50.

Free crèche available on first come first served basis.

Stalls in main hall all day including: 1 Simply Sweets 2 Vintage & Quality Handbags 3 Dorset Wildlife Trust 4 Handmade Jewellery 5 Roving Press Books 6 Homestart West Dorset 7 Police and Crime Commissioner 8 RSPB 9 Dementia Action Alliance 10 Raggy Rat 11 Amber Haines 12 The Butterfly Foundation 13 Face painting 14 Grow your own cards 15 Precision Engraving – Gifts 16 Dotty Bead 17 Pottery All details are correct at the time of going to print but may be subject to change.

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Dorset Women's Day 2014  

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