Thank you to the Mad4padz Girls

We would like to thank Deana el Khory and Alicia Hayer, Diversity Prefects of the Senior Prefect Team, Nottingham Girls School Sixth Form, their Head Teacher Julie Keller and the Head of Sixth Form Erin Skelton. The girls sat down and thought of what they would like to do.  They decided that they would like to help support women who may not have access to sanitary products.  By arranging collections at school they managed to collect a few large bags full.   They asked if we would be happy to accept them at Derby Women’s Centre. The lovely ladies that use
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Beginners Free Belly Dancing

We are currently offering Free Beginners Belly Dancing monthly at Derby Women’s Centre.  The next class is on Tuesday 7th May 2019 at 10.30 am until 11.30 am. Suitable for beginners, you just need to wear something you are comfortable moving in. Please note: All tummies are covered you do not need to show yours if you do not want to.
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Yoga Classes on Tuesday’s continuing in 2020

We are very proud to announce that we have a wonderful Yoga Instructor who has freed up her Tuesday’s from 12 until 1 pm to run weekly classes at Derby Women’s Centre. Please Note:- Classes are not held during the school holidays Due to the available space we can only have up to 8 ladies in the class and therefore can only accept ladies who pre-book with the centre, to avoid disappointment please call the centre if you would like to join on 01332 341633. There is a charge of £2.00 per session. This class is suitable for both complete
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Helping Hands (Unite Union) Derby donate £467.50 to support the work of the centre.

Without the generous and selfless donations and support of the local community and businesses the centre would not be where it is today. A big heartfelt thank you to helping-hands and Unite the union EM/DE40 Manufacturing and Rail Branch at Rolls-Royce Derby. Wendy Woo, Sparkle, Tracey, Shan and Dawn for raising a fantastic £467.50 which will be put to good use by the centre. Much love ladies and thank you once again. The centre doesn’t currently receive any funding towards the work and support we give, so fundraising and donations keeps the centre open for all.    
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Landau Forte College Derby supporting the Women’s Centre.

We wish there were mornings like this everyday. Overwhelmed, overwhelming, overwhelmingly words cannot describe. Landau Forte College thank you so much for your kind donations supporting the work of the centre. These five young year 8 students, Wesley, George, Sanjay, Edmund and Daniel who took it upon themselves to support the centre as part of their curriculum and first Give initiative. More will follow on this story. Gentleman you should be very proud of your achievement, the last day of term bucket collection raised £800, staggering. Thank you again and the principal Alison for the courtesy you have extended during our recent
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Derby Women’s Centre meets King Richard III

  The Derby Women’s Centre holds a Swans Walking Group every 2nd Friday of the month. Our April event happened to fall on Friday the 13 April and the group made a trip to Leicester to visit the Richard III centre. In keeping with traditions of the Friday 13th superstition not everything went according to plan, but a great day was had by all.  They all arrived back home in Derby cheery and enthused by a very royal day. The group gives women the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy good company, get some exercise, and take part in
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We made it, 40 years helping women and their families have better lives!

We made it, we celebrated 40 years providing support to the communities of Derby and Derbyshire, helping women and their families enjoy better lives. We had a special cake baked and donated by Lisa Wheatley of lisa’s Cakes Sweets and Treats, Derby to celebrate and Ruth Jackson cut and shared it to visitors at the recent International Women’s Day event in Derby. Here’s to the next 40 years!!!  
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Derby Womens Centre Celebrates 40 years on International Womens Day

It has been a privilege to have supported so many women over the last four decades, providing hope for families and communities. Today 8th March we invite friends old and new to join us at Derby Women’s Centre in celebrating our 40th anniversary  
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DWC visits the Ahmodiya Muslim Womens Inter-faith Symposium

On Sunday staff from the centre were invited to join the Ahmodiya Muslim Womens Interfaith Symposium. Annette, Kath and Kelly attended and would like to thank the ladies for inviting us. It was very interesting hearing from ladies from so many different faiths but all with the same message of love and acceptance to all. The pictures show the International Peace Flame, which is never extinguished and was actually flown over to the UK by the RAF from NewZealand.      
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BBC East Midlands Today Interviews Cllr Banwait about Derby Womens Centre

The Womens centre featured on Sunday 15 October East Midlands Today news bulletins with an interview with the leader of Derby City Council, Cllr Banwait. The centre has been raising funds since featuring on BBC East Midlands at the beginning and end of September this year whilst facing iminent closure. Since featuring the centre has secured through kind donations from the public and business communities enough money to provide services and run events through to Christmas this year. We hope that the kindness and support continues through to the end of this year and into the new year, we have a
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