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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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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Strong Mothers, Stronger Daughters Event

Strong Mothers, Stronger Daughters Event

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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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Period Poverty

Period Poverty

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Fantastic news!  We are very proud to say that we are now a designated Freedom 4 Girls pick up point, providing FREE access to sanitary products for women and girls in need of support. We'd like to give a BIG shout out to Tina Leslie at Freedom 4 Girls for arranging this and to Hey Girls Uk for supplying the pads. For more info about pick up times, please call on 0113 240 5894 and to download the poster, click here.  
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Summer Holiday Programme 2018

Summer Holiday Programme 2018

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Click here to download the full Summer Holiday Brochure 2018. Click here to download the 'Let's Celebrate' Flyer. Please note there are limited places left, please call on 0113 240 5894 to check availability.
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100 Dreams 100 Days

100 Dreams 100 Days

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100 Dreams 100 Days NEWS! We have launched a 100-day campaign to celebrate the century of voting rights for women.  We will be hosting ‘100 dreams, 100 days’ which will involve 100 young women from across Leeds, who will each be sharing their dreams for the future on Twitter, using the hashtag #100dreams100days. The 100 day-long campaign is inspired by a quote endorsed by women’s rights advocate and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, who said “girls with dreams become women with vision” at the UN Women’s Conference on International Women’s Day in 2015. To mark 100 years since some women…
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