WOW London 2022 will return to Southbank Centre to mark International Women’s Day from 11th-13th March! The London edition of the world’s biggest, most comprehensive festival celebrating women, girls and non-binary people will be back in person after some of the toughest years in recent history for gender equality. And the first tickets are on sale now!
Across the three days, WOW London 2022’s line-up of world class speakers, inspirational activists, musicians, artists and comedians will take over the Southbank Centre for discussions, workshops, performances and debates including everything from sex to politics, grandmotherdom, divorce, sexual violence, childlessness, reproductive rights, career changes, poverty, resistance and resilience, girls education, love and relationships, football and how the pandemic has affected us all.
Day Passes are now on sale forFridayandSaturday. A sell out every year, Day Passes give WOW festival goers access to dozens of talks, performances, workshops and more, which are the heart of the festival.
WOW London 2022 will see the return of many other WOW favourites including the free-to-explore WOW Marketplace and the sell-out Under 10’s Feminist Corners. On sale now, these fun interactive workshops invite children to explore equality and discover what life is like for their peers across the world
Individual ticketed events taking place every evening and all day on Sunday will be announced in the coming months, alongside a digital programme that will be accessible worldwide, and feature events in partnership with other WOW Festivals across the globe.
2022 marks the 12th WOW London Festival. In 2018 Kelly founded UK charity The WOW Foundation to run the global WOW movement that believes a gender equal world is urgently needed, possible and desirable. Since the inaugural London Festival, WOW and its partners across the world have reached more than three million people in more than 100 festivals and events across six continents.
Plus, meet our new Artist-in-Residence!
WOW has also announced Miss Baby Solas its first WOW Sounds Artist in Residence, in a programme supported by PRS Foundation. Miss Baby Sol’s music spans funk, soul, pop and jazz and her lyrics explore many areas of activism.
As part of the residency, Miss Baby Sol will create three new tracks which she will perform at WOW Festival alongside her existing material. As well as the flagship festival, Miss Baby Sol will take part in other WOW events over a period of six months as part of the WOW Sounds programme which supports and promotes girl, women and non-binary musicians.