International women’s day

This year will be the 100th International women’s day

International women’s day is a global celebration of women, there will be many events taking place all over the world here are a few that are happening in London:   

12.00 to 16.00

WOMEN OF THE WORLD ARTS FAIR 

Melanie Brown (Former Spice Girl) to open Wow Arts Fair!!

Enjoy live music and dance performances, whilst getting the latest aspirational fashion must-haves. The WOW Arts Fair offers inspirational pieces, beautifully crafted designs, exclusive accessories, styling tips, contemporary fashions and consultations for flawless make-up. 

Old Spitalfields Market 16 Horner Square Spitalfields, London, EC1 6EW

19.00 to 20.30

Talk

The LRB shop hosts a special talk to launch The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg on International Women’s Day. With Dr Nina Power, and others to be announced. Made possible by the support of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung.

London Review Bookshop, 14 Bury Place, London, WC1A 2JL

18.00 to 20.00

TALKING IDEAS AT GREAT WESTERN STUDIOS

As part of International Woman’s Day on 8th March 2011, Great Western Studios will celebrate with a talk with three woman artists using three different media. Painter, Chantal Joffe; video and printmaker Suky Best and photographer Bettina von Kameke will take part in an informal talk, looking at their practice and answering questions about their methods and ideas 

Great Western Studios, London, W2 5EU

10.00 to 15.00

WOMEN ON BRIDGES ALL OVER THE WORLD March across Millennium Bridge, led by Annie Lennox to say ‘no’ to war and ‘yes’ to peace and women’s rights. Finish at Royal Festival Hall for speeches, stalls and celebrations! 

10am at Borough Market for banner making and coffee.

11am start marching, crossing the Millennium Bridge, passing along Victoria Embankment Gardens and crossing Hungerford Bridge.

Finishing at the Royal Festival Hall, London.

So what will you be doing tomorrow 8th-03-11,  

Many more can be found at these sites:

http://www.internationalwomensday.com/events.asp

http://iwd2010.wordpress.com/

http://www.womeninlondon.org.uk/

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