An Evening on Rural Women

Join us at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery with our wonderful panel discussing the role of rural women on Friday 16th February at 7:30

What are the misconceptions around the roles that women have played in rural life? What does it mean to be rural women in the 21st century? Come and hear different perspectives exploring the role of women in rural communities, from Land Girls to the contemporary WI. Featuring a panel of feminists, journalists, experts and writers on Rural Women at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery on 16 February, 7.30pm.

Chaired by Vicki Archer from local and national radio our panel includes Joan Bomford CountryFile countryside champion 2015, Polly Gibb Director of Women in Rural Enterprise, Celia Rawlings Chair of Shropshire Federation of Women's Institutes, Kate Innes - Writer and poet, Amanda Jones from Shropshire Supports Refugees and our very own Artistic Director Sophie Motley.

For tickets call into the Museum or visit

Men welcome too!