International Women's Day

A week of free events to mark the achievements of local women.
Celebrating International Women's Day
​Newham Council is hosting a series of free events to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March. The theme for this year’s campaign is ‘Be Bold For Change’, so come along to be part of the movement towards a more inclusive, gender equal world.

Tuesday 7 March

Coffee and Networking Session

Beckton Globe, 1 Kingsford Way, E6 5JQ (11.30am-1.30pm)
Discussing female empowerment and other issues affecting women across the world.

Wednesday 8 March

A Celebration of Women in Newham

Newham College, East Ham Campus, High Street South, E6 6ER (9.30am-12.30pm)
Join us to celebrate the achievements of women who have made a real difference tolife in Newham, with poetry, performances, inspirational speakers and much more.

Thursday 9 March

Women and Arts

Stratford Circus Arts Centre,
Theatre Square, E15 1BX (9.30am-1.30pm)
Come along for an exhibition of work from talented local female artists.

Friday 10 March

Women’s Information, Advice and Guidance Seminar

Forest Gate Learning Zone, 1 Woodford Road, E7 0DH (10am-1.30pm)
Discussions and advice on money management, employment, housing, fostering and much more.

Women’s Movie Night

Stratford Library, The Grove, E15 1EL (6-9pm)
A special screening of the film ‘Made in Dagenham’ to highlight the historical achievements of women in the workplace.
Places are limited. To register your interest for any of these events email or call 020 3373 0332 or 07814 615 350.
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