Monday, 8 March 2010

International Women's Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. We are a great believer of this day and believe that women’s skills and talents should be showcased and celebrated throughout the year also.

There are loads of events, showcases, seminars etc that will be held throughout the month of March. Here is just a selection of events taking place in London

Thursday 4th-12th March
- Bird Eye View Film Festival
Celebrating, championing and showcasing women filmmakers. For more info click here

Monday 8th March 2010
Join ‘Women on the Bridge' to stand in solidarity with women around the world. Beginning at 10am from Enbankment to Millenium Bridge. For more info click here

- International Women’s Day @ Rich Mix
Monday 8 Mar / 7.30pm / Venue 2 / £5
Diana Evans (Image: Charlie Hopkinson ) / Bernadine Evaristo. Box Office on 020 7613 7498. For more info click here

- Women Unlimited Conference: Stepping into Success
British Library | £see website
Women Unlimited have put together an amazing lineup for their second annual conference for International Women’s Day. For more info click here

Thursday 11th March
- Rebel Muzik International Women’s Day Special
In honour of International Women’s day Rebel Muzik will dedicate the event to female artists, female DJs and female Rebel Musicians including Poetic Pilgrimage( who will be launching their New Cd: Star Woman), Jordan, Muslimah and many more. Hosted by Mohammed Yahya & Munera Rasheeda. For more info click here

Sunday 14th March
- Walk For Women/ 10 mile Fundraising Walk for Mali Women

Recently Mohammod Yahya of Rebel Muzik was recently approached by a organisation which invited him to participate in a 10 mile sponsored walk in order to raise money for Project Muso. For those not yet familiar with Project Muso, it’s a Mali ( West Africa) based charity whose mission is to improve community health by enabling women to fight poverty.
TO DONATE PLEASE VISIT: Alternatively, you can also donate via PayPal or do a bank transfer ( which most people have done so far) For more info, please email

- Eclectic Arts Network Presents Celebrating International Women and Mothers Day

At The Scream Lounge | 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Featuring performances by Elaine Joseph, Lynieve Austin, Shanice Smith and Marcia Wollaston. For more info click here

Monday 15th March
- Yard Girl @ The Albany Theatre

March 15th – 17th | £8/ £7.30  |15+

Rebecca Prichard's award winning play takes us on a blisteringly raw, hard hitting and funny urban reality-check to the back yard of the east end. For more info click here

Friday 19th March 2010
Blag Club | £3 |19:00. For more info click here

Sunday 21st March
- Day of the Goddess

Unity Centre |£20 |12-7pm

Celebrating your Goddess within, a day full of activities For more info click here

Saturday 27th March
- 7 Sista’s
Bernie Grants Centre | 19.30pm
A fun night of dance, comedy and poetry for International Women's Month with some of the new sister's talents on the scene featuring: Realitie (poet), Divine (dance), Maurreen Younger (comedy), Felicity Ethnic (comedy), Mz Diverse (comedy), Luna (R&B) and special guest Queen Afua (USA), hosted by Donna Spence. For more info click here

Keep checking this page for more IWD event updates. If you wish us to list your event here or recommend it on our Myspace events page please drop us an email to with IWD in the subject

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