News & Events

In today’s modern world, it is easy to fall back on technology and medication to find the solution to our problems. At Empower Women’s Group we hope to lessen this suffering with face to face social contact and interaction. It is through regular classes, meet-ups and events that we can help the community and improve the lives of those who are suffering in silence.

In today’s modern world, it is easy to fall back on technology and medication to find the solution to our problems. At Empower Women’s Group we hope to lessen this suffering with face to face social contact and interaction. It is through regular classes, meet-ups and events that we can help the community and improve the lives of those who are suffering in silence.

Empower Women’s Group was founded by Samina Mahmood, a British born Pakistani woman and mother. Born in 1972 in Huddersfield to a mother of 6 daughters, Samina grew up at a time when girls rarely ventured out, did not get an education and barely finished school before being flown back to Pakistan to get married. However, Samina broke with this tradition, went to college and landed her first job at Oxfam at the age of 17. Her youth was spent with relatives before they moved to Accrington in 1980. After this Samina worked at two colleges with adult learners, as a special needs support worker, an ESOL tutor and a mentor.


 
Festival of Making 15th June

Empower Women’s Group and Volunteers are exhibiting for the first time! We will be at the King George’s Hall from ...

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Question Time: Organ Donation 12th + 13th June

Come along to our Question Time events which will be interesting, highly informative and interactive. We have a num...

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EID PARTY TONIGHT! 7th June

We are hosting an Eid Party tonight (6pm - 11pm) at Dera Restaurant 433 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 0PF Li...

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Multicultural Eid Party 12th June

You are invited to our multicultural Eid Party on Wednesday the 12th June at the Fashion 300 Mall, 41-45 Union Stre...

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Charity Summer Fashion Show 23rd May

We are pleased to announce what is sure to be an amazing evening of fashion, accompanied with a glass of something ...

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Mayors Charity Ball 2019! 23rd March

This years Mayor's Charity Ball theme is Arabian Nights! Saturday 23rd March 2019 Tickets are £30pp available from ...

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New Year Party 12th January

New year party at Town Hall, Broadway, Accrington BB5 1EZ Chief guests Honorary Mayor and Mayoress of Hyndburn!

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Bollywood Dhamaka 2nd March

Our next event will be in held on the 2nd of March running from 6.30pm - 11pm at Staveley House. Including live mus...

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Festival of Making 15th June

Empower Women’s Group and Volunteers are exhibiting for the first time! We will be at the King George’s Hall from 11-2pm Saturday 15th June, do come over and see some of the great...  more  

Question Time: Organ Donation 12th + 13th June

Come along to our Question Time events which will be interesting, highly informative and interactive. We have a number of different events, please specify which time and venue you ...  more  

EID PARTY TONIGHT! 7th June

We are hosting an Eid Party tonight (6pm - 11pm) at Dera Restaurant 433 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 0PF Live Entertainment, DJs and food and drink!  more  

Multicultural Eid Party 12th June

You are invited to our multicultural Eid Party on Wednesday the 12th June at the Fashion 300 Mall, 41-45 Union Street, Accrington BB5 1PL!   more  

Charity Summer Fashion Show 23rd May

We are pleased to announce what is sure to be an amazing evening of fashion, accompanied with a glass of something sparkling and some fancy nibbles.  more  

Mayors Charity Ball 2019! 23rd March

This years Mayor's Charity Ball theme is Arabian Nights! Saturday 23rd March 2019 Tickets are £30pp available from The Town Hall Accrington.   more  

New Year Party 12th January

New year party at Town Hall, Broadway, Accrington BB5 1EZ Chief guests Honorary Mayor and Mayoress of Hyndburn!  more  

Bollywood Dhamaka 2nd March

Our next event will be in held on the 2nd of March running from 6.30pm - 11pm at Staveley House. Including live music, belly dancers, a 3 course meal, a charity raffle, stalls, bes...  more