Manchester's Lesbian & Gay Foundation's have announced
details of their annual event to mark International Women's
Now in its sixth year, Sugar & Spice is an event for lesbian,
bisexual, trans women and their friends. It will take place at the
charity's Community Resource Centre on Saturday 10th March (12pm -
6pm) and it is totally free.
Annie Emery, Acting Director of Business Development at the LGF,
said: "We see 2012 as the year to celebrate the skills women have,
as well as acknowledging the real difference women make in all
areas of life.
"To mark the talents of womankind, this year's Sugar & Spice
will focus on the theme I Am Woman - Hear Me Roar, with a diverse
range of workshops, encouraging women to share and acknowledge
their many talents."
Workshops will include: circus skills, laughology, relaxation
techniques, radio skills with Gaydio, African drumming, self
defence, sexual health, and a session on career goals and how women
can get to where they want to be.
There will also be wellbeing pop-ins, complimentary therapies
(such as massage and reiki), a cafe, people can have their say in
the consultation corner, we'll be creating in the legendary LGF
craft space and all attendees will receive a free goodie bag.
New to Sugar & Spice this year is the Power Panel - where
attendees will have the chance to put their questions to women who
have excelled in their chosen fields.
Emery adds: "Sugar & Spice is a fantastic opportunity to meet
new people, try new skills, pick up info, air your views, get
involved and have loads of fun. Not to mention it's all free as