What's On In London For International Women's Day 2018

Here’s our round up of how to get out and about celebrating and learning about International Women’s Day.

Seven Dials Celebrations

Following last year’s successful celebrations, International Women’s Day is back at Seven Dials with a panel of inspiration women, exclusive in-store events, as well as collection launches and promotions. Find out more here.

WHEN: 1-8 March
WHERE: Seven Dials, London

Lunch hour lecture: Tick Tock the Biological Clock

With women around the world putting off having children ’til their 30s, their fertility is often at risk. Join Professor Harper as she discusses fertility awareness and the increasing potential of egg freezing.

WHEN: 9 March
WHERE: UCL, Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6BT

WOW — Women of the World

The Southbank festival is back to celebrate women and girls and look at the obstacles which prevent them from achieving their full potential. With a great mix of talks, performances and music, they’ll be something for everyone.

WHEN: 7-11 March
WHERE: Southbank Centre, South Bank, London

Smashing the Glass Ceiling

Join the ACCA Women’s South East Network panel as they discuss the glass ceiling, gender pay parity and how far women have come in 100 years since the vote.

WHEN: 8 March, 5-9pm
WHERE: City of London

Harpers Bazaar Celebrates International Woman’s Day

Held in partnership with Chanel, Harper’s Bazaar will be holding an intimate dinner with talks from artists Gillian Wearing, Caroline Criado, who campaigned for Jane Austen to feature on the £10 note, and Bazaar’s editor-in-chief Justine Picardie.

WHEN: 8 March

Unfortunately this event has sold out, but there is still an option to join the waiting list here.

READ MORE: 10 Tees To Wear On International Women’s Day & Beyond

Run For International Women’s Day

Such a fantastic way to celebrate International Women’s Day, the challenge is to find as many London places relating inspiring women as you can find in 80 minutes.

Men Behaving Badly: Exposing Institutional Scandal

University of London has invited leading experts to discuss Weinstein, Trump, the President’s Club and MPs, claims of sexual harassment of women within business and organisations.

WHEN: 21 March
WHERE: Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tait Building, City, University of London

For the children

Read Like A Girl

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Pickled Pepper books are putting on a storytime and craft session where resident storytellers Abi and Emma will tell stories about inspirational and rebellious women throughout history. Then the children will make a self-portrait of how they will change the world someday! Boys and girls are welcome!

WHEN: 17 March, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Pickled Pepper Books, 10 Middle Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 8PL

Featured image: Seven Dials

About The Author

Lauren Hyland
Assistant Editor

Lauren keeps our readers up-to-date with the latest London events: from family outings to workshops for children to date nights in the city, she knows exactly what’s on and where. Contact lauren@mybaba.com

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