WOW UK Festival 2021

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  1. WOW UK 21 Launch: Where Are We Now?

    Join us to launch WOW’s 2021 UK digital festival - with WOW Founder and Director Jude Kelly and entrepreneur India…
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  2. Arundhati Roy and V In Conversation

    Join writers Arundhati Roy and V (formerly Eve Ensler) as they talk to writer Preti Taneja, reflecting on the meaning…
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  3. Workshop: Money Matters - Reset Your Money Mindset with Selina Flavius

    This workshop from Selina Flavius, founder and author of
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  4. Good Grief: Catherine Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird In Conversation

    Catherine Mayer and her mother, Anne Mayer Bird, lost their beloved husbands just 41 days apart on the eve of the…
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  5. Workshop: Under 10’s Feminist Corner

    Feminism isn’t just for teenagers and grown ups! Find out what you can do to fight for equality in this fun workshop. If you’re a budding young…
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  6. Workshop: WOW’s Virtual Big Sing

    ‘On Zoom?’
    ‘On my own?’
    ‘On mute?’
    ‘Does it work, or is it…weird…..?!’
    The answer, in short, is yes,…
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  7. Workshop: Emilia - Our Time Is Now

    Where are all the women from history? So many trailblazing women have been erased from our memories. How do we bring their stories back?
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  8. Where Are All The Working Class Writers?

    WOW joins forces with the Working Class Writers Festival for this special event, with
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  9. Workshop: Grandmothers

    Grandchildren come with all the joy and less responsibility - or do they? With sky high childcare fees, an increasing number of single parents needing…
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  10. Workshop: Radical Childcare

    Our childcare costs match those of our rent or mortgage, but our childcare practitioners are some of our lowest paid workers.
    This highly…
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  11. International Women's Day with WOW

    Join WOW UK on International Women's Day for a free programme of events released throughout the day on WOW's
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  12. Women, Power and Change: International Women’s Day at WOW

    It’s a fact - the majority of the countries that have been more successful in stemming the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic are headed by women.* Yet,…
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  13. British Vogue Forces for Change

    British Vogue Forces for Change will be returning to WOW this year to uncover the raw and inspiring stories of women across the globe;…
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  14. Women in Greek Myths: Natalie Haynes and Bettany Hughes

    Join Natalie Haynes and Bettany Hughes in conversation at WOW UK Festival…
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  15. Sheila Heti and Avni Doshi In Conversation

    Sheila Heti joins Avni Doshi in a conversation on the ambivalence of motherhood, chaired by Sunny…
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  16. Kimberlé Crenshaw In Conversation

    Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term ‘Intersectionality’ in 1989, and #SayHerName campaign she fights for the forgotten women who have…
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  17. Workshop: Decolonising Songwriting

    Anindilyakwa woman, singer-songwriter Emily Wurramara and Irish woman, singer-songwriter Áine Tyrrell join forces in…
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  18. Workshop: Understanding Black British Girlhood with Milk Honey Bees

    What does it mean to be a Black British Girl in twenty first century Britain?
    Join Youth Practitioner and founder of
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  19. Workshop: I Am Perfect As Me

    I Am Perfect As Me is a campaign created by
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  20. How To Talk to Robots: A Girls’ Guide To a Future Dominated by AI

    AI is everywhere. From tracking your spending habits, to creating the latest filter on Instagram to job applications, AI is playing a part in how we…
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  21. Workshop: Finding Your Personal Power with Sarah Blumenau

    Whether we love it or hate it, the virtual environment is now a crucial part of our everyday professional and personal lives. Learn how to increase…
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  22. Ruby Wax: And Now for the Good News

    When was the last time that reading the news made you feel good?
    Come and join Ruby for an hour of optimism - including a…
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  23. Refusing to be Silenced

    In the midst of lockdown, when growing authoritarianism threatens to silence the voices of truth and justice, meet the women who risk their…
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  24. Sex in Lockdown

    Are sex and social distancing unnatural bedfellows? From having more to wanting more, and from doing it yourself to abstaining completely - we have…
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  25. Workshop: How To Be An Active Bystander

    Witnessed violence but didn’t know how to react? We all have the capacity to be someone who does something in the face of inequality in all of its…
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  26. Workshop: Female Friendships

    Do you have a Thelma to your Louise? Friendships are some of the most important relationships in our lives. As best friends come and go, and the nature…
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  27. Workshop: From Intersectionality to #SayHerName

    Workshop: From Intersectionality to #SayHerName - The radical love of Black feminist politics
    Join this discussion, led by…
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  28. The Unviable Cabaret

    When Where’s My Vagina? collective asked Jessi…
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  29. Workshop: Everyone’s An Artist with Bryony Kimmings

    As children we all draw, sing and make pretend. At some point for most of us those urges are either schooled out or forgotten to the daily grind. Yet…
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  30. Workshop: All Cisterns Go - Plumbing with WOW

    It's not a pipe dream, do it yourself! In this workshop, come and learn the basics of plumbing, so that you can sort easy problems yourself at home,…
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  31. Workshop: BSL Cookalong with Yvonne Cobb of Yumma Food

    Join founder of Yumma Food, Yvonne Cobb, dubbed…
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