Spring events

Spring events

We're looking ahead to some exciting events coming up this spring, including the highlight in our calendar year as we celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day on Sunday 7 March. (N.B Booking may be required for some events. See individual websites for details on how to book).

Wiki Edit-a-thon

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex
Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:00 - 17:00

Join Eiderdown Books at this special Wikipedia edit-a-thon, hosted by Pallant House Gallery in collaboration with ArtUK and Art+Feminism, and spend a day creating and improving entries on female artists using archive and reference material including books from our series on Modern Women Artists. // Book your ticket here.


Power of Women Festival

Powell-Cotton Museum, Birchington-on-Sea, Kent
Sunday 7 March 2020, 14:00

Celebrate some 'forgotten' women artists at this afternoon event with Lucy Howarth, author of Marlow Moss, and Harriet Olsen, founder of Eiderdown Books, as part of the POW! Power of Women festival, an annual arts event organised to celebrate International Women’s Day at cultural organisations across Kent. Tickets go on sale 31 January here.

Art Books + Female Artists

The Feminist Bookshop, Brighton
Wednesday 18 March 2020, 19:00 - 20:30

Join founder of Eiderdown Books Harriet Olsen as she explores why female artists have been overlooked in art book publishing, and hear from some of the authors from the Modern Women Artists series as they introduce artists you'll want to know more about. Tickets include a free book from the Modern Women Artist series and a booksigning will follow the talk. // Tickets available here.

Colour & Form: Women Artists of the Early Twentieth Century

Nottingham Mechanics Institute, Nottingham
Saturday 25 April 2020, 14.00 - 17.00

Our friends at Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham are organising a not-to-be-missed workshop focusing on female artists and we're delighted that author Katy Norris will be discussing her research on Sylvia Pankhurst and other artists who we all ought to know more about. It's sure to be a popular event and we look forward to seeing you there. // Limited tickets - early booking advised - available here.
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