Rise Up Quines! Programme

Rise Up Quines! Final Bash
Sun, Nov 18
Belmont Filmhouse
Nov 18, 2018, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Belmont Filmhouse, 49 Belmont St, Aberdeen AB10 1JS, UK
There will be food, spoken word and a short theatre piece at our final bash. Everyone welcome. BOOK HERE https://www.eventbrite.com/e/final-bash-tickets-51143446425
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In Conversation with Caroline Criado Perez
Sun, Nov 18
Linklater Rooms
Nov 18, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Linklater Rooms, Linklater Rooms, Aberdeen AB24 3UB, UK
Caroline Criado Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner. Her first book, Do it Like a Woman, was published in 2015. Described as “a must-read” by the Sunday Independent. INVISIBLE WOMEN: exposing data bias in a world designed for men, will be published in Spring 2019.
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March of the Women - FILM & DISCUSSION
Sun, Nov 18
Belmont Filmhouse
Nov 18, 2018, 1:30 PM
Belmont Filmhouse, 49 Belmont St, Aberdeen AB10 1JS
First performed in 2015, March of the Women celebrated the lives and achievements of Scottish women past and present. There will be a short discussion before the film hosted by Glasgow Women’s Library.
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Women on Politics - DISCUSSION PANEL
Sat, Nov 17
Aberdeen Town House, Town & Country Room
Nov 17, 2018, 7:30 PM
Aberdeen Town House, Town & Country Room, Union St, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ, UK
Women politicians from all the main political parties in Scotland have been invited to discuss ‘Women in politics – the next 100 years.’ Our panel will be asked to discuss ‘Have we let the suffragettes down?’ and we anticipate a lively and inspiring evening of discussion.
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Rise Up Quines! Women Making Music - GIG
Sat, Nov 17
The Tunnels
Nov 17, 2018, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
The Tunnels, Carnegie's Brae, Aberdeen AB10 1BF
An evening of live music from some of Scotland’s fine female music creators. ​Line up includes Lou McLean, ​Bell Lungs’ and Fistymuffs. Must be aged 14+. Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult.
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Women Making Music - DIY Filming & Editing WORKSHOP
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B05
Nov 17, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
NESCOL, Room B05, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Filmmaker Sara Stroud will show you how to make a promotional film on your phone. Learn how to: use your Apple or android phone to film great footage; edit using a free phone software app; file types for video production; how to record optimum sound; export and upload for sharing. Females Age14+.
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Women Making Music- How to be Bad Ass TALK
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B02
Nov 17, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
NESCOL, Room B02, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Have you ever thought: “I wish I’d said something at the time?” Join Lou McLean from Girls Rock School Edinburgh as we learn about emotional self defence techniques, dealing with confrontation and maximizing resilience. Females Age 16+ only.
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DIY Event Management & Promotion with Patty Vea WORKSHOP
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B02
Nov 17, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
NESCOL, Room B02, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
By the end of this workshop you will have learned how to organise, run, promote and market an event, how to write a press release and some helpful budget skills. This workshop relates to working in music as well other art forms. Age 16+
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GWL Story Café Special with Author Sheena Wilkinson - TALK
Sat, Nov 17
Central Library
Nov 17, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW
Award-winning children’s author Sheena Wilkinson reveals the secrets behind her book, Star by Star, a bold tale of Suffragettes, courage and survival. This event is aimed particularly at girls and young women 10+ but everyone is welcome! All children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Women Making Music - Guitar Maintenance WORKSHOPS
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B04
Nov 17, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
NESCOL, Room B04, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Caro Marrow of riot grrrl band MiaouMix and co- founder of Edinburgh Girls Rock School, will explain how to fix common problems with guitars and amps. Bring an electric guitar, bass or amp with issues and have a go at fixing them with the tutor. Workshops12-1 pm or 1pm -2pm. Females Age18+ only.
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Women Making Music - Guitar Tech
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B02
Nov 17, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
NESCOL, Room B02, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Sarah Cuthbert-Kerr of post-rock band Wozniak and Edinburgh Girls Rock School tutor, will give an introduction to the world of fx pedals and give you a chance to test them out. Bring your guitar or bass with you. Females Age 18+ only.
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Women Making Music - Beginners DJ’ing Workshop
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B05
Nov 17, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
NESCOL, Room B05, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
In this workshop, Foxxy DJ (aka Edinburgh Girls Rock School drum tutor Nikki Foxx) will cover setting up your decks and what they do, basic song structure/ counting and an introduction to beat matching. Females only, age 18+.
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Women Making Music - One Girl Band WORKSHOP
Sat, Nov 17
NESCOL, Room B27
Nov 17, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
NESCOL, Room B27, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Ever wanted to sing with yourself like you are in a band? Explore using loop pedals with microphones and instruments with musician Bell Lungs. Bring your instrument, preferably with a pick-up, alternatively we’ll create something with just your voice! Female Age 14+ only.
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DIY Home Recording - WORKSHOP
Fri, Nov 16
NESCOL Room B18
Nov 16, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
NESCOL Room B18, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
In this workshop, Susan Bear will guide you on the basics of home recording. From the basic software and hardware you’ll need, how best to record instruments & voice and then how to edit the results. On completion, you'll confidently be recording your own demo’s at home. Females age 14+ only.
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Women’s History Timeline - DISCUSSION
Fri, Nov 16
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Nov 16, 2018, 4:30 PM
Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY, UK
The history of the fight for equality is made up of many key people and moments, from the nineteenth century to the present day. How many of them do you know? Help Glasgow Women’s Library complete the Women’s Equality Timeline and take part in the discussion.
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Cara C - MASTERCLASS
Fri, Nov 16
NESCOL, Room B02
Nov 16, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
NESCOL, Room B02, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Ever wondered what’s really going on when live electronic music is being performed? Here’s your chance to go under the hood of an electronic music “sonic adventurer”! Caro C will perform a bespoke selection of her songs blending electronic and acoustic (piano, voice) elements. Open to all age 14+.
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Suffragette's Lunch - FOOD & DRINK
Fri, Nov 16
Gate 63 restaurant, NESCOL
Nov 16, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Gate 63 restaurant, NESCOL, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Join us for a lunch inspired by the suffragettes’ cookbook. Talented catering students, chefs, hospitality and food and drink management trainees will present a two-course lunch for £10. Must be pre-booked by email to gate63@nescol.ac.uk or call 01224 61216
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Poorboy THEATRE – TABLE READING
Fri, Nov 16
Central Library
Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 AM
Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, UK
​Poorboy’s much loved show visits Aberdeen with a group of local people asked to join us in reading the script alongside the show’s director in an open rehearsal. www.poorboy.co.uk
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Introduction to Electronic Music Production With Caro C - WORKSHOP
Thu, Nov 15
NESCOL, Room B18
Nov 15, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
NESCOL, Room B18, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Artist, engineer and facilitator in sound, Caro C will get you started on making electronic music using Ableton Live software. You’ll make your own beats, loops, ambient soundscapes using virtual instruments, samples and add your own recordings (vocals, instruments). Females Age14+ only.
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Women In Leadership - TALK
Thu, Nov 15
University of Aberdeen
Nov 15, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
University of Aberdeen, MacRobert Lecture Theatre, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
Organised in partnership with Business Gateway’s ‘Women into business’ this event will see three of the region’s top women leaders talk to Professor Natasha Mauthner about their career paths and experiences as women in leadership. There will be networking after the main discussion.
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Biographical Dictionary - BOOK LAUNCH
Thu, Nov 15
Central Library
Nov 15, 2018, 5:30 PM
Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, UK
The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women book launch. This event will focus on women from North East Scotland who are included in the Dictionary. Several contributors will be present to highlight the stories of some of the remarkable women featured.
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Find Your Voice -Tell Your Story TALK
Thu, Nov 15
Central Library
Nov 15, 2018, 3:00 PM
Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, UK
Linda Watson-Brown is a bestselling ghostwriter who has worked on more than 20 Sunday Times bestsellers. In this talk, she will discuss how ghostwriting works, why storytelling is so important as part of women’s history, and how to approach your own memoir.
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Suffragette Caroline Phillips’ letters - TOUR & TALK
Thu, Nov 15
Aberdeen Treasure Hub
Nov 15, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Aberdeen Treasure Hub, Granitehill Rd, Aberdeen AB16 7AX, UK
The Treasure Hub is the permanent home of the city’s unique collections of art and history when they are not on display in the city centre. Join Curator Jenny Pape for a tour followed by a closer look at the letters of Aberdeen’s own suffragette Caroline Phillips.
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Firebrand Women - EXHIBITION
Wed, Nov 14
Central Library
Nov 14, 2018, 7:00 PM – Nov 20, 2018, 8:00 PM
Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, UK
Features unique materials from Glasgow Women’s Library’s museum and archive collection, from campaigning badges to posters and zines, and tells the stories of women who have challenged the politics of their time, from the Suffragettes to women today.
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Speed Mentoring - LEADERSHIP AND MENTORSHIP
Wed, Nov 14
Aberdeen Town House Restaurant
Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 PM
Aberdeen Town House Restaurant, Aberdeen, AB10 1AH, UK
Research shows that men are more likely to be mentored by senior executives than their female counterparts. Speed mentoring is a series of short, focused conversations about specific questions and involves one-on-one interaction between a mentee and a series of mentors.
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Rise Up Quines! Votes for Women Aberdeen City Centre WALK
Wed, Nov 14
Mercat Cross, Castlegate
Nov 14, 2018, 1:00 PM
Mercat Cross, Castlegate, Castle St, Aberdeen AB11 5BQ, UK
Visit six stops from the Castlegate to the Music Hall that are connected to our suffragette and suffragist sisters and hear their stories of the struggle here in Aberdeen to win the vote for women. The walk lasts approximately 45 minutes. Start Times: 13.00, 14.00 & 15.00. Places limited.
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STUC - WORKSHOP
Wed, Nov 14
NESCOL
Nov 14, 2018, 1:00 PM
NESCOL, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Employees are faced with challenges in the workplace every day. Being aware of your legal rights will give you confidence in the workplace. This workshop for ages 16+ and will provide an introduction into unions and then focus on issues that may affect you in the workplace.
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Activism Fair
Wed, Nov 14
NESCOL, Gallowgate Entrance
Nov 14, 2018, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
NESCOL, Gallowgate Entrance, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
Wonder what our political parties do and who best represents you and your interests? Wonder whether being in a union could benefit you? Feel like you might want to volunteer some time to a charity involved in something you're passionate about? Then this open drop in fair is for you.
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Jen Brister - COMEDY
Tue, Nov 13
The Lemon Tree
Nov 13, 2018, 7:30 PM
The Lemon Tree, 5 W N St, Aberdeen AB24 5AT, UK
Ever wanted to know the meaning of life? No, neither has Jen, she’s too busy trying to stop her twins from using her shoes as a toilet. Still, we’re only on this planet for a finite time, wouldn’t it be good to find a bit of meaning in your otherwise pointless existence?
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Silver City Surfers – Find your Family History Online
Tue, Nov 13
The Citadel
Nov 13, 2018, 1:30 PM
The Citadel, 28 Castle St, Aberdeen AB11 5BG, UK
Was your great grandmother a political force? Do you have a gem of a story hidden in your family history? Find out how to investigate online at the Silver City Surfers tech talk and Rise Up Quines!
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Suffragette - FILM
Mon, Nov 12
Belmont Filmhouse, Screen 2
Nov 12, 2018, 6:00 PM
Belmont Filmhouse, Screen 2, 49 Belmont St, Aberdeen AB10 1JS, UK
Starring Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, Suffragette (2015) tells the story of some of the women who worked to achieve the vote and change the course of history. This special showing will be preceded by a short talk by Professor Sarah Pedersen.
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The Scottish Suffragettes - THEATRE
Mon, Nov 12
NESCOL, Basement Studio Theatre
Nov 12, 2018, 1:00 PM
NESCOL, Basement Studio Theatre, Aberdeen AB25 1BN, UK
A small group of very talented drama students will present a short devised piece for a special lunchtime bite of live theatre.
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Menopause and Beyond: What you need to know - TALK
Mon, Nov 12
RGU, The Sir Ian Wood Building, H230
Nov 12, 2018, 11:00 AM
RGU, The Sir Ian Wood Building, H230, Aberdeen AB10 7QG, UK
Professor Margaret Rees, author of Management of the Menopause and Sexual Health and the Menopause, will talk about what happens at the menopause and its impact on long-term health, osteoporosis, managing symptoms both with hormone therapy and without, alternative and complementary therapies.
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The Scottish Suffragettes - THEATRE
Mon, Nov 12
Bon Accord Centre (Upper Mall)
Nov 12, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Bon Accord Centre (Upper Mall), Aberdeen AB25 1BQ, UK
Join us while we experience talented students from the drama department at NESCOL perform short pieces inspired by passages from Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen Suffragette and Journalist', authored by our very own committee member, Sarah Pedersen.
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