Organisers of the third Crewe Women’s Day are expecting the biggest success to date, with more exhibitors, speakers and workshops than ever before.

Women will assemble at Crewe Lifestyle Centre for the annual event set to take place on Saturday 11th March (10am-4pm) 2017.

Crewe Women’s Day is organised by Motherwell Cheshire who launched three years ago in conjunction with International Women’s Day and the first Crewe Women’s Day.

Attendees can expect a series of active workshops, demonstrations, keynote speakers and exhibitors all focusing on the health, wellbeing and progression of women in Cheshire.

Chief Inspector Sarah Pengelly, Local Policing Unit Commander for Warrington, is among the host of female speakers exploring the ‘Be Bold for Change’ theme.  She will conclude the day at 3:30pm with her speech entitled ‘A Woman in a Man’s World’.

Director of Swansway Group, Sarah Eccles, has taken an extraordinary career journey at the company.  She will speaking about her steps to a director’s position in her talk ‘My Car Journey’.

South Cheshire College A Level student Lydia Greatrix who works as an anti-bullying ambassador, is speaking on ‘Who Has Inspired Me’.

Lydia said: “I’m excited to be speaking at International Women’s Day about the women who inspire me!  It will be fantastic to see so many strong and inspirational women all under one roof making such a positive difference to the Crewe community.”

Demonstrations from Crewe Alex Ladies, The Glasheen Academy Ladies Only Kickboxing, Crewe Lifestyle Clubacise and Miss Caroline’s School of Dance and Yogaballet will all take place throughout the day.

Women can explore their creative side with a Writing Workshop delivered by local poet Helen Kay, alongside a Creative Soul Theatre Arts Workshop.

Opening the event will be founder of Motherwell Cheshire and organiser of Crewe Women’s Day, Kate Blakemore, and Mayor of Crewe Town Council, Cllr Marilyn Houston.

Kate Blakemore said: “We are proud of the journey that Crewe Women’s Day has taken over the last three years and this year we expect it to be the biggest and most varied event to date.

“It is a chance for women to celebrate while also discovering something new and hearing about the journeys of local inspirational women.”

Body Positive, who promote Healthy Sex and Relationships in Cheshire, will be joined by Ministry of Yoga and Little Potters and other organisations and charities who are are offering advice and support on the day.

Women across the world are being encouraged to ‘Be Bold for Change’ in line with 2017’s International Women’s Day theme, aiming to help forge a better working community for a more inclusive, gender equal world.

For a full itinerary of events, including times, please visit Motherwell Cheshire’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/motherwellcheshire