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International Women’s Day @ Blackfriars Settlement

  • Start: 8th March, 2023 @ 11:00AM
  • End: 8th March, 2023 @ 4:00PM
  • Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street, SE1 0RB.

A day of free activities for women. Come, meet other local women, and be inspired.

What is International Women’s Day?…and a light-hearted look at some women to celebrate….

Speaker: Helen Rowe, author of ‘Eliminating Poverty from Britain’
What needs to change for women?

Storytelling: with Vanessa Woolf from London Dreamtime
True stories of legendary women

Film: The Breadwinner – Animated film set in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime, where women are not allowed to leave the house without a man, a young girl Parvana decides to disguise herself as a boy so she can go to work and feed the family.

Lunch and Tea will be provided

Plus stalls and info on what else is on at Blackfriars Settlement

When – 11am – 4pm, 8 March

Where – Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth St, Se1 0RB