idle women: Friday Social

  • 26 May
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • FREE
  • Shepley Bridge Marina
    West Yorkshire
    WF14 9HR

Celebrate the end of the working week with idle women by the canalside.

We invite the women of Dewsbury, Ravensthorpe, Mirfield and beyond to come aboard the Selina Cooper Narrowboat.

Join us for a relaxed evening of discussion with hot food, and with friends old and new.

Suitable for those with lots, little or no experience in experiencing or creating art. All women are welcome.

Girls under age 16 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Want to know more about the Idle Women project? Check out this video from participant Madiha Ansari-Khan

or visit the idle women website

How to get there? 

The narrowboat is situated in the marina on the A644 between Dewsbury and Huddersfield. Entrance is off the road, just before Steanard Lane if approaching from Huddersfield direction, or just after Steanard Lane if approaching from Dewsbury. A one-way traffic system operates within the marina area.

The marina is served by a number bus routes operating between Dewsbury and Huddersfield or Halifax via Mirfield. Ask to alight at Steanard Lane.

By rail, the nearest station is Mirfield. From the station, turn left towards Mirfield (if arriving from Huddersfield/Halifax direction), or right (if arriving from Leeds/Wakefield).

Please note parking on site is limited but street parking is available on the nearby Low Mill Lane.

Bus: 203, 262, 278, 253

Stop: Church Lane/Huddersfield Road

You do not need to book tickets in advance, just turn up. If you have any access requirements, we request that you please email in advance and we will make accommodations required prior to your arrival.

Fri 26 May, 6.00PM – 8.00PM



Selina Cooper Narrowboat
Shepley Bridge Marina
West Yorkshire
WF14 9HR


26 May
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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