Events - Women's Electoral Lobby

Events

  • Powerhouse Museum Knitting Circle

     

    On Friday 3 March, the Powerhouse Museum will be hosting a WEL knitting circle between 10.30am - 12.30pm in support of our Pussyhat campaign. It would be great if you could come along and join us to help knit our Pussyhats in time for International Women's Day - your knitting friends are very welcome to join too!

    The Powerhouse Museum is delighted to be hosting us and their volunteers will also be joining. For those who need them, we will have yarn, needles and patterns. Please bring your own bottle of water too.

    Please RSVP below if you would like to attend.

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  • Women Stand Up For WEL 2017

    • Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 07:00 PM
    • Paddington Woolhara RSL
    • $25.00 AUD

    Women Stand Up for WEL is a comedy event celebrating female stand-up comedians and raising funds for the Women's Electoral Lobby NSW. Join us on Wednesday 15th March 2017 in the auditorium at the Paddington Woollhara RSL for this special all-female line-up in WEL's 45th year!

    The Line-up

    Jackie Loeb, Julia Wilson, Frida Deguise, Sabrina D'Angelo and Lou Pollard (MC).  Read more about the performers HERE.

    Double pass movie giveaway

    Purchase tickets for Women Stand Up for WEL before 10am Monday 27th Feb and we'll give you a double passes to a preview screening of the film 'Miss Sloane' at Dendy Newtown on Wednesday 1st March, at 6:30pm. Miss Sloane opens nationally on March 2nd.

    Miss Sloane tells the thrilling story of Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain), the most sought-after and formidable lobbyist in Washington D.C. Known equally for her cunning track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price.  Here's the preview.

    TICKETS:

    $35 WEL member

    $40 non WEL member

    $25 WEL member concession*

    $30 non WEL member concession*

    $300 - Table Group Ticket: Purchase a table of 10 to access the reduced rate of $30 per ticket.

    *Concession - For the unwaged, pensioners and student card holders. You may be asked to present your card on entry.

    Special offer: Join WEL when you book and receive a discount on membership

    $90 ticket, comedy fundraiser plus WEL membership (usually $65)

    $50 concession ticket, comedy fundraiser plus WEL concession membership (usually $30)

    Dinner and a cocktail before the show?

    On the ground floor, Crafty Cook is a great option for the before the show. Menu selections include pizza, burgers, grill, seafood and salads. Arrive early to allow time to grab a bite.

    On the auditorium level, the cocktail bar and lounge will be open before and during the show for beverage purchases.

    Location/Parking: Paddington Woollhara RSL Club is just across the road from Paddington Town Hall and the Chauvel Cinema. There is some onsite parking and limited on-street parking in the surrounding streets. The Club is easily accessed by public transport. Use NSW Transport Info to plan your trip. 

    The Women’s Electoral Lobby is a national, independent, non-party political, feminist lobby group that for 45 years has worked tirelessly to improve the position of women in society. We lobby politicians, unions, employers, educationalists and other institutions on policies that promote equality and seek to change attitudes and practices that discriminate against women.

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