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15 Fabulous Ways To Celebrate International Women’s Day

Stuck for how to celebrate International Women’s Day? Don’t be! With so much going on across the country, there’s no excuse not to get involved…

1. There’s so much going on in Manchester we don’t know where to start…

Skydiving anyone?Or how about  bigging up some female boffins, and then laughing yourself silly to the brilliant Bridget Christie

bridget christie

2. Go climbing in Bangor!


3. Get a free afternoon tea in Birmingham


4. Murder, She Wrote!

Take on gender and crime writing in Newcastle. And while you’re feeling literary, why not join pop up feminist reading group Words To Inspire Deeds

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5. Go and see Grimes

No men were involved in writing performing, producing or mixing of her most recent and critically acclaimed album Art Angels. Listings here


6. And if classical music is more your thing

check out a whole day of women composers on Radio 3

7. The spectacular Women of the World festival takes place in London’s Southbank Centre this week

featuring comedy, politics, workshops, music and more

8. Dance all evening

to tracks by female-fronted bands at clubnight Debbie at the Shacklewell Arms

debbie9. Be bold, brave and bonkers in Bristol

10. Plant a tree in Nottingham with the WI…

…and then head to the Women’s Equality Party Nottingham IWD bash!


11. Celebrate women in history, politics, the arts and business at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre

12. Hypnosis, laughter, health checks, spoken word…

All this and more will be taking place at York’s International Women’s Festival throughout March


13. Check out “A Brief Herstory of Cinema” in Belfast

14 .DIY!

Start doing that thing you always wanted to – whether it’s writing a book, making music, or starting that business.

15. Affect change

From volunteering in your community to joining a political party, the opportunity to get involved and  see the world you want to see  is endless. What are you waiting for?

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Charlotte Thomas

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Charlotte was a Senior Creative Manager at Universal Music for five years before studying for an LLM in Human Rights. She has worked with organisations campaigning on a range of issues including women's rights and indefinite detention. View all posts by Charlotte Thomas.
15 Fabulous Ways To Celebrate International Women’s Day
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