Wanting to do something for International Women's Day 2020 this week and weekend, but not sure what to do? Overwhelmed by so many events on Eventbrite all tagged as IWD? If so, we've trawled through the long list for you and here are our top picks!
1. O Hana Wellness Festival 2020 at The Curtain, Shoreditch on Sunday 8th March
Ohana is hosting a one-day festival celebrating wellness, women, and CBD. There will be workshops and workouts, panels and pop-ups and spaces to relax and mingle. The main themes include sustainability, wellbeing, fitness, business, CBD and women empowerment. There's morning yoga, afternoon manicures and guest speakers including Sasha Sabapathy (Founder of Glow Bar), Emma-Louise Boynton (Co-Founder of Her Hustle), and Rhea Cartwright (Beauty Expert at Refinery29).
2. Riposte and Friends IWD Workshop at Ace Hotel London on Saturday 7th March
Riposte is hosting a day of cool and diverse workshops to suit every interest you may have. Whether it's making your own terrarium or screen printing a new sweatshirt, Riposte wants you to get in touch with your creative side and get your hands dirty. There's also a DIY facial mist class which sounds fab, making your own bespoke mist that suits your skin type and the smells you love!
3. International Women's Day at Stoney Street by 26 Grains (Borough Market) on Sunday 8th March
If you're a foodie feminist, this one could be for you. It's also a charitable event with all proceeds going to Women for Women, an international charity that helps women who've survived war to rebuild their lives. Founder Alex-Hely Hutchinson and head chef Henrietta Inman of Stoney Street by 26 Grains will be joined in the kitchen by a stellar line up of some of London’s best female chefs including Shuka Oda, Anna Jones and Sarit Packer. Each be cooking up a dish inspired by the women who’ve shaped their lives. The wine list will be curated by Francesca Diliberto, sommelier at fellow Borough restaurant, Flor.