You and Me. From placards to angry chanting, believe you me it never fails to disappoint. Note that this march is open to all genders, but will be women-led. We had a great time playing our last show for 2019 with Vaalbara, Cane Hill and Upon A Burning Body. 8 March 2019 6:00pm–9:00pm. In previous years, male supporters have also organised a men's vigil in support of Reclaim The Night. The RTN marches take place at night as a protest against victim-blame which tells women to stay off the streets at night if they don't want to be at risk of sexual violence or harassment. You can view items sort by Interestingess or shuffle images, all on a black background. A CROWD of women took to the streets of Birmingham for a march to highlight the dangers of walking alone at night. Together. "[8] Others emphasized the importance of women being able to come together to call out violence and rape and take back public spaces for themselves. Birmingham Feminists are holding their first Reclaim The Night march on Saturday 17th October 2009. The Birmingham City Council approved four appointments to the Birmingham Water Works Board on Tuesday, with terms set to stretch through 2024. Men who would like to support the event are encouraged to offer/join the Men’s Vigil, before joining our mixed rally. Reclaim The Night is a women-only march, but everyone is welcome to join us our rally. As dusk fell across Birmingham tonight (Saturday), dozens of women took to the streets for a march to highlight the dangers of walking alone at night. On 23 July, at the Warehouse Cafe: Come to this special night at the Warehouse Cafe to help raise funds for Birmingham’s own Reclaim the Night event. Meet at 6pm Meeting at for a (self-defining) women only march through Edgbaston. Coming, Saturday 17th January 2009. We aim to put the issue of our safety on the agenda for this and every night and day. Women of Birmingham unite! [12] On 25 November 2017 hundreds of women inspired by the #MeToo movement marched across the United Kingdom in London, Bristol and Newcastle. Birmingham Feminists are holding their first Reclaim The Night march on Saturday 17th October 2009. The truth, however, is somewhat more complicated. This was the second Reclaim the Streets protest in Birmingham. Thousands of women took to the streets on Saturday 22nd November for the annual Reclaim the Night march through Central London. This march is being organised by us, the Guild of Students UoB Women’s Officers. Victoria Square, Birmingham. Reclaim the Streets also known as RTS, are a collective with a shared ideal of community ownership of public spaces. As Birmingham is the UK’s second city, it is about time Reclaim the Night graced it. Our march will also be intersectional, and trans- or sex worker- exclusionary comments/behaviour will not be tolerated. We are planning to hold the event around the 16/17th January 2009 (TBC). [1] The first Reclaim the Night march took place in Leeds in 1977. Reclaim the Night March in Birmingham. It was the first Reclaim the Night rally to have been staged in 30 years. The L… Placard-making events will be hosted closer to the time, and we will also be confirming speakers, so keep an eye out for updates. [2] The Leeds march attracted 60 women who marched up North Street. In reply to LonerGrrrl. Saoirse Fitzpatrick. You’ve seen Sir Walt tear up the stage on BET’s Comic View, Starz’s First Amendment and P Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy as well as clubs and colleges all over the Southeast. Hundreds joined the march to Reclaim the Night on Thursday, a campaign that started in 1977 in Leeds aimed at improving women’s safety on the streets at night. [6], Some attendees did not agree with the radical tactics of participants who sometimes were seen "hissing and swearing at innocent male bystanders" and who shouted "Curfew for Men," "Death to Rapists" and "Castrate Men. Birmingham… [2] That year, only 30 women turned out in London, but in 2005, they had around 1,000 women. We are marching to protest the pandemic of violence women face both in this country, and across the world, and to show solidarity with survivors of sexual and domestic violence. [4][13], The march has inspired a work of theatre called The Darkest Corners which is part of the Transform 17 festival. So I supported them from my bed and wishing them the best of luck. (Birmingham) March 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm « Mambo – February Meet Up (Cardiff) Reclaim The Night March (Birmingham) » Place to be confirmed but possibly a few of us would fit in my front room. The council appoints six of the BWWB’s nine members; the other three seats are appointed by the Jefferson County Mayor’s Association, the Shelby County Commission and the Blount County Commission. Details can be found here. This will be the first time Reclaim the Night has reached Birmingham on a big scale. Hosted by Alif Trevathan-Holly Battrick. The crowds were mostly supportive and even the buses and other traffic didn't seem too bothered by their unexpected delay. Bristol Reclaim the Night Reclaim the Night is an international movement against sexual violence. [3], "The Feelings Behind the Slogans: Abortion Campaigning and Feminist Mood-Work Circa 1979", "How the Reclaim the Night Movement Has Inspired New Production in Leeds Car Park", "Hundreds of women march through London to 'Reclaim the Night, "Reclaim the Night March in Northampton Plans to Make County a Safer Place", "This Year, Reclaim The Night Is More Significant Than Ever", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Reclaim_the_Night&oldid=993159637, Violence against women in the United Kingdom, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 December 2020, at 02:42. What an incredible night yesterday was. Home; Welcome; About; Event Details; Fund Raising; Supporters; Contact; About. London’s Reclaim The Night march has a complex relationship with the issue of trans inclusion in women’s spaces. Birmingham’s Funniest Comedian is coming to his hometown stage. Cambridge - 20091128 & 29 38 photos A lovely week-end in Cambridge with Jilly and Kate. Throughout the year we will be holding fund raising events to help fund this march, we are also in search of some guest speakers. We will be congregating in Victoria Square from 7pm, and then marching up and down Broad Street and re-grouping again in Victoria Square afterwards. It was a lot more confrontational than the first one in Moseley (where the protest had been established by a… London’s Reclaim The Night march has a complex relationship with the issue of trans inclusion in women’s spaces. Reclaim The Night Nottingham (Anything that is written in bold means there was a consensual vote and it was agree to do it in that particular way)- Should it be a Reclaim The night Midlands or East Midlands? This version, the sixth in the cycle, features Wooley with stalwarts such as C. Spencer Yeh, Samara Lubelski, Ryan Sawyer, Ben Hall, and Chris Corsano, and adds new members like Susan Alcorn and Ava Mendoza to the mix, plus an amazing all-female choir singing a setting of Peggy Seeger's "Reclaim the Night". [2] Women carried signs such as "No Curfew on Women - Curfew on Men. Detractors often accuse the event – organised by the London Feminist Network – of being open only to “women-born-women” (i.e. pin. A women-only protest march will stomp, sing, dance and shout its way from Forest Recreation Ground to Market Square at 7.00pm on Saturday 18th November 2017. RECLAIMING THE NIGHT IN BIRMINGHAM! The Reclaim The Night marches were started in the 1970s, not just in the UK, but across the world. Birmingham Reclaim the Night… Jess McCabe 12 September 2009. For a fortnight in May, the iconic store will be setting up a series of fun activities for workers to take […] The first studio recording of an ever-growing ecstatic ensemble. Reclaim the Night is a movement started in Leeds in 1977 as part of the Women's Liberation Movement.Marches demanding that women be able to move throughout public spaces at night took place across England until the 1990s. [5] The Leeds group was in turn inspired by similar marches that had taken place earlier in Germany. Birmingham Fems invite you to a ‘veg out’ in July, to raise money for the city’s Reclaim the Night. The march will take us from the top of the city to an area that we feel needs to be 'reclaimed' from its reputation as a 'no go' area for the women of Birmingham… It was organised by the Leeds Revolutionary Feminist Group. cis women, but not trans women). We are marching to protest the pandemic of violence women face both in this country, and across the world, and to show solidarity with survivors of sexual and domestic violence. The Reclaim The Night march gives women a voice and a chance to reclaim the streets at night on a safe and empowering event. Last night was awesome Birmingham! Join us for our first Reclaim The Night march in Birmingham City centre! Join Tiffany Lovell, a Master Clinical Guided Meditation Therapist, a Master Neuro-Linguistics Programming Practitioner, Master Intuition Practitioner, Aromatherapist, and Cognitive Therapist, as you find your way from darkness into the light of your best self. Find out more about cookies and how we use them. As Birmingham is the UK’s second city, it is about time Reclaim the Night graced it. THESE STREETS ARE OURS! So if […] Women of Birmingham unite! [10] Birmingham held its first march in October 2009. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Find out more about cookies and how we use them. Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC. [6][7] A later march in Soho in January 1979 had 2,000 women attending. Birmingham: Reclaim The Night Reclaim what we should have before. Reclaim The Night is a women-only march, but everyone is welcome to join us our rally. (Birmingham) Big fish little fish Camden (London Chapter) » Protesting against violence toward women, under the PMUK banner, hoping to attract other punkies from across the UK too! 28th and 29th November 2009. Later, the organisation was revived and sponsors annual and national marches against rape and violence against women. As dusk fell across Birmingham tonight (Saturday), dozens of women took to the streets for a march to highlight the dangers of walking alone at night. Date: 23 July 2009 Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm Location: Warehouse Cafe, 54-57 Allison Street, Birmingham. We will post details here if this happens in 2020 . Bristol Reclaim the Night is part of the national movement of the same name, that stands in opposition to gender-based violence, and for gender equality.. Bristol SU are consistently working to improve the safety of students within the city. Reclaim The Night Birmingham. 102 likes. On International Women’s Day, FWFC joined Reclaim the Night and marched through the city centre to protest the epidemic of violence faced by women every day, across the world, whose numbers are great and whose voices are not heard. Birmingham Feminists plan to hit the road on Saturday for a Reclaim the Night demonstration – the first to be held in the region for more than 20 years. The march went through central London from Whitehall Place to the Friends’ Meeting House at Euston. "[4] It was organised by the Leeds Revolutionary Feminist Group. On 20th February 2020, we'll be marching to demand that the council make OUR streets safer. We use cookies on our website to ensure you find the information you need in the simplest way. 2,710 likes. The Reclaim the Night marches were part of the Women's Liberation Movement in England. Please join us on Saturday 17th October 2009. Marches demanding that women be able to move throughout public spaces at night took place across England until the 1990s. The truth, however, is somewhat more complicated. A packed rally heard speeches from Jennifer Moses from the Reclaim the Night Manchester UK. clock. We are marching to protest the pandemic of violence women face both in this country, and across the world, and to show solidarity with survivors of sexual and domestic violence. We bring light the darkness of cancer by working to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients. Politics 0 Comments 0 […] We’ve got a whole series of big marches coming up in the next month or so folks, including Gude Cause on 10 October in Edinburgh, which is a re-enactment of a key Suffragette march, up to the London Reclaim the Night on 21 November. I've… Posted by Sara Heddi Womens-Officer on Friday, February 22, 2019 View Sally Payne'sReclaim The Night March - Birmingham - 20091017 set on Fluidr. 8 March 2019 6:00pm–9:00pm. Later, the organisation was revived and sponsors annual and national marches against rape and violence against women According to the British Crime Survey (2001) there are an estimated 47,000 rapes every year, around 40,000 attempted rapes and over 300,000 sexual assaults. Attendees from previous years have described it as an empowering experience and … ... More than 100 people are set to stand up to sexual assault and domestic violence as part of the 10th anniversary of the Reclaim the Night March. Birmingham’s upcoming 'Reclaim The Night' march is not just for the likes of my friends and me, it’s for all women, everywhere, who are facing sexual and domestic violence. UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY. More than a year ago. A spirited and determined 'Reclaim the Night' march, organised by and for women, wound its way through the Saturday night revelry of Nottingham city centre on 18 November. The ‘Reclaim the Night’ movement has a long history in England as part of the Women’s Liberation Movement, occurring for the first time in Leeds in 1977. [2] In 2006 a Reclaim the Night was organized in Ipswich as a response to the murders of five prostitutes there, with between 200 and 300 attendees. [3], An October 1978 march in Soho led to women being injured and 13 women arrested after they had a "clash" with the police. Throughout the year we will be holding fund raising events to help fund this march, we are also in search of some guest speakers. cis women, but not trans women). Reclaim The Night 2008 celebrated 5 years of taking back the night on a cold but bright and sparky night! Victoria Square, Birmingham Join us for our first Reclaim The Night march in Birmingham City centre! Women carried signs such as "No Curfew on Women - Curfew on Men." We are problem solvers, world changers, light bearers and dream builders. To get in touch with us contact us on rtnlondon_comms@yahoo.co.uk. Birmingham Feminists have postponed their planned Reclaim the Night march: Just a quick post to say that Birmingham Feminists have made the executive decision to postpone our first Reclaim The Night march as we are under prepared at present. We will post details here if this happens in 2020 To get in touch with us contact us on rtnlondon_comms@yahoo.co.uk. [11], The first Reclaim the Night march in Northampton took place in 2013 and allowed both men and women to attend the march. Students from the Womens’ Association at the University of Birmingham travelled there, taking part in the action with banners, signs and songs filled with feminist slogans. WOMEN are invited to take part in this year’s Reclaim The Night march in Birmingham on October 16. In Birmingham, last Sunday (28/09/08), the Birmingham Fems protested the Tory conference because they were giving out coupons to go to the Rocket lap dancing club. “I attended Reclaim The night in Birmingham for the first time and really enjoyed it. – Birmingham Feminists are also thinking of having a Reclaim the Night (RtN) Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. We are planning to hold the event around the 16/17th January 2009 (TBC). WOMEN UNITE, TAKE BACK THE NIGHT! Reclaim The Night Birmingham. [3] The marches were in part a response to the "Yorkshire Ripper" murders, and the police response which told women to stay out of public spaces after dark. Fluidr makes it easy to view photos and videos on Flickr using continuous pagination which essentially means that you can view hundreds of photos and videos without ever having to click on a 'next' link. By continuing to use our website you are consenting to their use. Detractors often accuse the event – organised by the London Feminist Network – of being open only to “women-born-women” (i.e. Women were angry that the advice from police following sexual assaults (most prominently those of the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe) was for women to … + Google Calendar + iCal Export. Join Nottingham’s biggest and loudest annual grassroots protest against all forms of men’s violence against women! Victoria Square, Birmingham Join us for our first Reclaim The Night march in Birmingham City centre! Reclaim the Night welcomes all self-defining women, including women of all colours and cultures, of all religions or none, refugee and asylum-seeking women, women of any age, women who are disabled or not disabled, heterosexual women, lesbian women, trans women, bisexual women, women who are sex workers, and welcomes all people who have experienced misogynistic oppression as … The first marches were held in … His high energy style and dynamic stage presence keeps audiences cheering night after night. Reclaim The Night March (Birmingham) March 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm « Banner Making For Reclaim The Night! We bring communities together to celebrate those who are fighting the disease and to honor those we have lost. RECLAIMING THE NIGHT IN BIRMINGHAM! Reclaim The Night is the biggest protest in the student calendar. On October 26th, Birmingham University Women’s Association will be going to the 10th annual Reclaim the Night march in London to demand justice for survivors of rape and male violence. A host of fun lunch-time activities are being planned at Selfridges Birmingham to encourage hard-working people in the city to take reclaim their lunch breaks as part of the store’s new campaign Work It! Birmingham students took a stand against sexual assault on Broad Street this Friday . Before we start the inevitable panic and rush for the last preparations, I thought I'd take a moment to write about what's been going on … Not to be confused with Reclaim the Night. Our previous events. Reclaim the Night is a movement started in Leeds in 1977 as part of the Women's Liberation Movement. Participants characterise the collective as a resistance movement opposed to the dominance of corporate forces in globalisation, and to the car as the dominant mode of transport. The Reclaim the Night march highlights that women should be able to walk the streets free from the fear of harm, and free from the fear of blame should they be harmed. Reclaim the Night Birmingham will be the time for those of us who have survived violence, or have been lucky enough to be that one in two women who won’t experience the violence, to take to the streets en masse to say no ‘No you cannot do this to us, and no we will not be silenced’. Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Harriet Allen, blogging for Birmingham Fems: We are just a few weeks from Birmingham Reclaim the Night 2010 on October 16th. We’ve got a whole series of big marches coming up in the next month or so folks, including Gude Cause on 10 October in Edinburgh, which is a re-enactment of a key Suffragette march, up to the London Reclaim the Night on 21 November.. Well, on 17 October, Birmingham Feminists are to hold their first Reclaim the Night march too!. Tickets will be on sale from Mid June. We marked our 5th anniversary march with over 2000 women from all across the country, including coaches from Birmingham. This is a non-violent protest, and violence will also not be tolerated. [12] The march was also meant to raise awareness for the Northamptonshire Rape and Incest Centre (NRICC). Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. That only those who commit these crimes should be blamed, and should be prosecuted and punished accordingly. The Birmingham Fems are organising a fundraiser to support their Reclaim the Night event later in the year.. Come to this special night at the Warehouse Cafe to help raise funds for Birmingham’s own Reclaim the Night event. Reclaim the Night came to the UK over 40 years ago. + Google Calendar + iCal Export. The marches were in part a response to the "Yorkshire Ripper" murders, and the police response which told women to stay out of public spaces after dark. 2 years ago. Community. Woo Michelle that's awesome! Reclaim The Night 2019 was hands down one of the best nights of my life. 400 people attend Reclaim the Night March in Birmingham on IWD . The Reclaim the Night marches were part of the Women's Liberation Movement in England. You can get involved by filling out the interactive map below to show us where you feel safe in the city, and where needs improvement. What I enjoyed was the fact that there was a group of women no doubt coming with their own different experiences, there was a group of women who were proud of making of stand of not being afraid to walk down some of the dark streets in the city of Birmingham. In previous years, male supporters have also organised a men's vigil in support of Reclaim The Night. The Reclaim The Night marches started in the UK in the 1970s. An event I wished I had been able to attend, but as it was I was ill and I could not make it. Each year … Banner making for Reclaim the night march on march 8th! [2] Women decided to revive the organisation in 2004. Reclaim the Night: Nottingham 2017 | Forest Recreation Ground | Saturday, 18. Due to the rise of mainstream feminism, including the surge in commercialisation, with retailers placing an emphasis on ‘Girl Power’ products, it is easy to assume that sexism is becoming a thing of the past. November 2017. The meeting point was the car park of Cannon Hill Park and the protest happened at the junction of the Pershore Road and Edgbaston Road. [9], Eventually, the marches ceased around the 1990s. Is Reclaim The Night Nottingham the best name? On International Women’s Day, FWFC joined Reclaim the Night and marched through the city centre to protest the epidemic of violence faced by women every day, across the world, whose numbers are great and whose voices are not heard. Bring placards! The first Reclaim the Night march took place in Leeds in 1977. Banner Making For Reclaim The Night! Reclaim The Night March - Birmingham - 20091017 18 photos Reclaim The Night March in Birmingham and afterwards at Eden Bar. Welcome to the offical page for Reclaim the Night: Birmingham. Reclaim the Night Birmingham will be the time for those of us who have survived violence, or have been lucky enough to be that one in two women who won’t experience the violence, to take to the streets en masse to say no ‘No you cannot do this to us, and no we will not be silenced’. Reclaim The Night Birmingham. Birmingham Feminists plan to hit the road on Saturday for a Reclaim the Night demonstration – the first to be held in the region for more than 20 years. London Reclaim The Night is a women-only march. The Leeds march attracted 60 women who marched up North Street. 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