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International Women’s Day 2018

Women cut outs. picjpgEvery year, we mark International Women’s Day by putting on an event and sharing news of gatherings organised by others. Our Sisters Act! event is on 8 March at 7pm at Solent Showcase Gallery with artist Sarah Filmer.

Here is the full listing of everything we have heard about across the city:

CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER: Fri 2 March 9.30am – lunch Southampton Voluntary Services’ Friday Forum with an International Women’s Day theme, including people involved in Southampton projects which promote women’s equality. This finishes with a Bring and Share lunch. Free event. All welcome. No need to book.

Sat 3 March 2pm – Women  with singing for fun session  – with Maggie O’Connor Email £8 / concessions.

Sat 3 March 9.30am – Sun 4 March – Empowering Days for Women A series of workshops and activities. Various prices. Email:

Sat 3 March 7.30pm – Embrace film screening and discussion a body positive film £10. Email:

Sun 4 March 1.30pm – Southampton Women’s Forum International Women’s Day walk on Southampton Common. Free event. Details here.

Tues 6 March til Sat 10 March – Sarah’s showcase gallery takeover for international women’s day with live drawing and ‘seeds not words’.

Thurs 8 March – Stroppy Women guided walk Southampton Tourist Guides Holy Rood Church 10.30. £5

Thurs 8 March 9am-5pm – University of Southampton will be holding an event. Details here.

Thurs 8 March 10am-4.30pm. Southampton Solent University Fearless Female Conference, helping you achieve your career potential by Solent Futures.

Thurs 8 March 10am-3.30pm Looking at Me, Looking at You: The Representation of Women In Western Art with Linda Smith at Southampton Solent University. £28.

Thurs 8 March 12.30pm International Women’s Day lunch at the Art House. Lunch £6.95

Thurs 8 March 7pm – Sisters Act! This event is to mark International Women’s Day (#pressforprogress) Hosted by Dangerous Ideas Southampton and The Showcase Gallery with artwork carried out by Sarah Filmer. Book here.

 Come and join with other women in our city to STAND TOGETHER and PRESS for PROGRESS Bring along women in your life that inspire you!! Join with others to celebrate inspiring women in our city. Take part in a live piece of art exploring issues affecting women in our city. Be encouraged by the Suffragette Film where women STOOD TOGETHER to bring change. Tickets

Thurs 8 March 6-9pm Pimp yer Bra at Board in the City. Cost: £22. Details Create and Prosper

Thurs 8 March Red Tent Women’s Circle at The Art House

Fri 9 March 6.30pm  Bright Club #11 Women in Research Special at One O Four. A night of comedy.

10 & 11 March – Jane Austen and the Navy guided walk with Southampton Tourist Guides . Starts from the Bargate at 10.30. £5

Sun 11 March – 12pm Women of Southampton – History Ride with British Cycling.

Sat 17 March 8pm  at The Art House café – Hot Hot Hot – Song theatre inspired by the peri and menopause, by Fiona Funnell. Tickets here. £10-£14.

Thurs 22 March and other dates. See Southampton are holding Notable and Notorious Women of Southampton, a series of 90min walks. £20 per ticket.