We are 30!

We are 30!

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Come and join us for Getaway Girls 30th Birthday celebration with performances, refreshments and fun. Getaway Girls has been empowering young women in Leeds for 30 years with a balance of support, opportunities and fun. If you have been involved in Getaway Girls in any way over the past 30 years, or if you support the charity, please join us for fantastic performances, delicious food and great company as we celebrate our 30th year of transforming the lives of the young women of Leeds. Hosted by our patron, Capital FM's JoJo, and with music from the talented Caution Collective, come…
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Girls & Young Women’s Forum April 2019

Girls & Young Women’s Forum April 2019

Current Events
The next Girls & Young Women's Forum is Thursday 25th April 2019. Once again, it's at the Carriageworks Theatre and it's 4.30pm - 6.30pm. Click here to download the flyer. 2nd girls forum pdfDownload We would love you to join us, so if you would like more info or book a place, please get in touch with Yasmin on 0113 240 5894.
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This is Me

This is Me

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This is Me was a dance, performance poetry, music and art project showcasing the work of the girls from Hillcrest Primary School. The booklet was designed to share the creative writing produced by the girls. The project gave the girls a platform to celebrate being a girl in Leeds and was a partnership between Getaway Girls, RJC Dance andHillcrest Primary School. The final performance was part of the International Women’s Day celebrations 2019. Click here to view the various booklets we have produced here at Getaway Girls
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State of Women’s Health Report

State of Women’s Health Report

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The State of Women’s Health Report, produced by Women's Lives Leeds, Leeds City Council and Leeds Beckett University is now live on the Leeds Observatory! We're very proud to say that young women from some of our groups were asked for their input to this report. Have a gander and download the report here.
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Competition Time!

Competition Time!

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As part of the 30 year celebrations next year, the girls from Getaway Girls will be running a photo booth.....and we need YOUR help! We need to come up with a brilliant name so we’ve got together with amazing photographer Samantha Toolsie to provide an wonderful prize for the person who comes up with the winning name. The winner will receive a professional photo shoot with digital copies of the photos. This could be a portrait of you or a friend or your family, it could be of your pet or even of your organisation.....anything goes. You could even gift…
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WE NEED YOU!

WE NEED YOU!

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Exciting news...Getaway Girls is turning 30 next year and we're wanting to talk to women and girls of any age who have been involved with Getaway Girls over those 30 years. Have you been on residential with us? Attended groups? Accessed support from one of our services? Given up your time to volunteer with us or worked for us? No matter what you've done with us or whether it was this year or 30 years ago, we would LOVE to hear from you! To find out more or tell us your story, please contact Flavia on 0113 240 5894 or…
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Girls & Young Women’s Forum March 2019

Past Events
We are proud to announce that we are, once again, hosting the next Girls & Young Women’s forum in partnership with Women’s Lives Leeds.For more information and to book your place, contact Getaway Girls on 0113 240 5894. Girls Forum 7th March JPEGDownload
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Strong Mothers, Stronger Daughters Event

Strong Mothers, Stronger Daughters Event

News, Uncategorized
Sadly, we have now come to the end of our wonderful Strong Mothers, Stronger Daughters work (sob) but to celebrate the success of the work and bring all the lovely participants together, we are folding a fab event at Bangladeshi Centre on Friday 18th Jan 6pm - 8pm. The event is in partnership with Shantona and will be hosted by the amazing writer and performance artist, Michelle Scally Clarke.  There will also be food, music & guest speakers. Places are limited so to book your place, please call Sawson, project worker on 0113 240 5894          …
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She’s that Leeds Girl

She’s that Leeds Girl

She's that Girl, Uncategorized
We're very proud to launch our new photography exhibition 'She's that Leeds Girl'.  The young women at Getaway Girls have been working with Leeds based photographer Samantha Toolsie to make positive messages about what it's like to be a young woman living in Leeds.  These messages focus on equality, diversity and empowerment. This fab exhibition was launched on 18th December and will be showing on the big screen in Millennium Square....so why not stop and have a look next time you're in the vicinity? Commenting on the exhibition, Flavia Docherty, director at Getaway Girls said: We wanted to give young…
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She’s That Girl….speaking at the House of Lords!

She’s That Girl….speaking at the House of Lords!

She's that Girl
On Friday 16th November around 200 participants from across the UK, were given the opportunity to have their say on some of the key barriers facing girls and young women in the UK and around the world, and the solutions that should be put in place to ensure they are able to achieve their potential.  2018 marks the 60th anniversary of the passing of the life peerages Act 1958, which enabled women to be members of the house of Lords. We're extremely proud to say that a group of girls and Youth Worker T from Getaway Girls were part of…
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