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International Women’s Day 2019 | How To Celebrate

This Friday, you’ll find us celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 (that’s the 8th March just in case you didn’t have it in your diaries.) It’s the official day where we women unite to celebrate what it means to be a woman and everything in between. Whether you’ll be hitting up a talk you’ve had pencilled in your calendar or grabbing your girls and getting ready to party – it is a Friday after all – we’ve got the only guide you need…

Smoke Talks: Women In Media, London

International Women’s Day is all about empowerment and what’s more empowering than four amazing women coming together for a panel? Join Radio 1’s Fiona Hanlon, Radio X’s Pippa Taylor, The Receipts Podcast’s Tolani Shoneye and Capital’s Rio Fredrika to talk all things media.

She Pwr, Deaf Institute/ Gorilla, Manchester


Taking over both Deaf Institute and Gorilla, get your hands on an Access All Areas wristband this Friday to see spoken word artists, grunge bands and a Q&A as well as a Makers Market and screen printing workshops. Plus all profits will go to Manchester Action On Street Health.

Telling Tales: I’m Every Woman, Liverpool 


Liverpool Queer Collective are hosting a pre-IWD warm up intimate event at The Bagelry, Liverpool. With real people telling their stories, live music from The Ukeleighties and food and drinks served by the venue, it’s not one to be missed!

Ballie Ballerson, London

In the spirit of all things girl power, celebrate your girl squad with a night at Ballie Ballerson. They’ll be blasting all-girl anthems on the 7th and 8th March along with their infamous cocktails to get you in the celebratory mood. We’re sold.

Queens of Comedy, Birmingham


In need of some comic relief? Same! Head down to The Glee Club, Birmingham for an International Women’s Day themed comedy night with the always amazing Dana Alexander, Judi Love, Glenda Jaxson and Maureen Younger.

I.W.D Rave, Edinburgh

Female collective, No Scrubs Club are celebrating in the best way with a rave in The Caves, Edinburgh. With local DJs and all profits being donated to Scottish Women’s Aid and Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, blow off some steam this Friday.

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