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Meet the Artists — idle women

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Free, suggested donation £3*
Booking essential
Slow Boat, Brindleyplace

idle women create vibrant and adventurous spaces with women and girls in places where they are least imagined. Meet founders Rachel Anderson and Cis O’Boyle for an informal discussion about on the water, their slow touring canal project in Lancashire and West Yorkshire. They will be joined by artist Beth Derbyshire and Boatel owner and skipper Saima Razzaq to discuss women on the waterways and cultural identity.

Please book online or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711. Online booking closes at 1pm on Wednesday 1 May.

Slow Boat is accessible by wheelchair via a ramp and lift and crew are on hand to provide additional assistance for foot passengers boarding the boat. We advise visitors to call 0121 248 0708 to discuss any access requirements.

*Please consider making a donation for this free event. Ikon is a registered charity and your support helps us with everything we do