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Girl Gang Leeds: Skate Kitchen + Skateboarding Workshop
28 Sep 2019 6pm
As part of Scalarama film festival, GIRL GANG Leeds presents a screening of Crystal Moselle's Skate Kitchen (2018) followed by an (optional!) skateboarding workshop.
The event aims to spotlight the representation of women and people of marginalised genders in skateboarding - so whether you’re a skating pro or simply have a passing interest, this event is for you!
Inspired by the real life, all-girl skate collective in Brooklyn NY, 'Skate Kitchen' tells the story of Camille, a teenaged skateboarder who becomes friends with a group of fellow women skaters, cruising the streets of Brooklyn while attempting to navigate life.
Girl Gang Leeds will be joined by:
- Rollin' With the Girls- a Leeds-based collective of female skateboarders
- Leeds Girls Can - the regional branch of a nationwide campaign advocating the presence and visibility of women in sports
- Artist Erin Brier whose photographic work has foregrounded women skateboarders.
Please note that to ensure a safe space for workshop practice, this event is exclusive to women and people of marginalised genders.
At LS-TEN skate park access ramps are available and ready for use. There is a disability lift from the ground floor to the first floor and fully equipped disabled toilets. Parking is available at LS-Ten. Assistance dogs are welcome.
For any further information please contact LS-TEN at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop Girl Gang Leeds an email at email@example.com
We expect everyone to be able to have a good time at our events. We won’t tolerate harassment or abuse of any kind, and we work closely with our venues to maintain a safe environment for all.
If you see or experience something that needs to be reported - please talk to us or a member of staff. We’re working hard to create safe, empowering spaces and we value your contribution to our positive community!
GIRL GANG Leeds is a creative community working to celebrate and uplift people in Leeds by creating fun, safe and empowering spaces for women and non-binary people.
We put on parties, workshops, meetups, exhibitions and more, and are always seeking new collaborations.
Girl Gang Leeds is a sister community with Girl Gang Edinburgh, Girl Gang Manchester and GIRL GANG Sheffield.
During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.
Suggested donation of £3. This is to cover licensing fees and venue costs. Any profits made will contribute towards funding for future Girl Gang Leeds events.
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