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A Torchlight Vigil - To End Violence Against Women

25th November, 4.30pm at Milton Keynes Rose

This vigil will mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and International White Ribbon Day. It will bring MK people together to show solidarity with victims and survivors of violence against women across the world.

The vigil will take place at Milton Keynes Rose. See on Gooogle Maps here


This topic is a sensitive one but we are committed to creating a safe space for listening and reflection.

All invited. Bring a torch or battery tealight.

4.00 to 4.30
Gather Really Awesome Coffee
Delia Shephard - Master of Ceremonies
Town Clerk, Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council
Welcome and Introduction to the speakers
Nana Oguntola
VINASHA Publishing
Mine to Give
Cllr Emily Darlington
Milton Keynes City Council
Becoming a White Ribbon City
Det Supt Kelly Gardner
Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police and White Ribbon
Ethaniel Kelly-Wilson
White Ribbon Ambassador, Chair of Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council
My Mum
Lisa Lovell
Community Activist
Still I rise by Maya Angelou
Dylan and Emily
MK Youth Cabinet
Speech and Poem Walking with fear by Charlotte Quin
Halimeh Sharifat
Iranian Diaspora Member
Woman, Life, Freedom Lyrics: Bara-ye - an anthem for Iranian protesters
Shery Delfan
University Lecturer
Returning Faith by Lynette Gutwein
Frozan Marofi
Afghan Disapora Member
You Told Me That We Are Equal!
5.25 to 5.30
Delia Shephard
Town Clerk, Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council
A minute's silence to reflect Event Closes

Organised by the Voices of Women MK Network, Community Action:MK, Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council and Milton Keynes Council.

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