Event Information:

  • Wed

    International Woman's Day - Events in Essex

    Various timesVarious locations - see details below.

    Hiking the Essex Way for Essex Women

    #Inspiring #EssexGirl Juliet Townsend begins her 4 day Hike along the Essex Way starting on International Women's Day on 8th March and is inviting you to join her for all or any of it. The more the merrier! https://anessexgirlwalks.wordpress.com/2017/02/23/hiking-the-essex-way-for-essex-girls/

    Thurrock #BeBoldForChange            10am to 4pm

    Free event in committee rooms 2 and 3, Thurrock Council, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL. A chance to chat directly with local services and organisations that are supporting women to take positive action for change. Hot and cold drinks available all day and a light cold lunch buffet between available between midday and 1pm. For a list of organisations attending see website. www.thurrock.gov.uk/events/international-womens-day-2017

    Business Seminar: "Empowering Women."

    10am to midday and 1pm to 3pm
    The Old Courthouse, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DD
    If you are a woman who wants to get ahead in business, this seminar is for you! Entry is free but places are limited, so make sure you book in advance through Eventbrite . When attending the seminar, please show your support for International Women's Day by wearing a purple item.

    Walk and Talk

    Starts at 2pm, expecting to return around 3:30pm
    Meet at 2pm outside the entrance of Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL. Get energised and make new connections on the go. The walk encourages conversations and offers opportunities to talk with those who provide services supporting women to make a difference. The walk follows a route of about a mile and a half around Grays, taking in the riverside and ending back at Civic Offices for tea and cakes.

    Women's Conference - African Families in the UK           10am-4pm Firstsite, Colchester

    Hear compelling stories and experiences about racism, FGM and other cultural taboos women in diaspora face daily. Join in workshops on empowering women and network with like-minded entrepreneurs. To book tickets please contact Rachel Walton on afiukrachel@gmail.com


    Afternoon Tea in the Moot Hall, Colchester Town Hall
    Contact : 01206 282206 for more details

    Forest International Women's Day with HubDot                         6.30-9.30pm
    'Piazza of Inspiration' - a revolutionary, fun and inspiring women's networking Event in Walthamstow Assembly Hall

    South East Essex Townswomen's Guild
    Ann Widdecombe and two other speakers. More details soon.

    International Woman's Day is celebrated every year on March 8th. The focus ranges from a general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements to a more active campaign for change. In 2017 the theme is #BeBoldForChange.