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WOW UK 2021 Festival - At a Glance

12 Feb 2021

Blog Post

This March WOW Festivals and events are taking place across the globe, in UK, New York, Nepal, Pakistan, Istanbul, Bangladesh, Taiwan and Western Australia.

The WOW Foundation's WOW UK Festival 2021 will take place online over three weeks from 1st to 21st of March. Below is a handy At a Glance look at what's planned, with links to book tickets!

All In Conversations are BSL Interpreted and Captioned. You can request BSL Interpreting or Captioning for workshops by 22nd February. Email access@thewowfoundation.com to request after booking.

For this year’s festival, we are offering audiences the chance to pay what they can for tickets from £1 upwards. If you’re able to pay a higher ticket price, your contribution will include a donation to help WOW continue its work fighting for gender equality all year-round.

Festival At a Glance

1 March 8pm WOW UK 2021 Launch - Featuring WOW Sounds performances by by Miss Baby Sol and Voice of Bacepro

2 March 8pm Arundhati Roy and V In Conversation - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Ditty

4 March 8pm Workshop: Money Matters - Reset Your Money Mindset with Selina Flavius

5 March 8pm Good Grief: Catherine Mayer and Anne Mayer Bird In Conversation - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by anaiis

6 March 10am Workshop: Under 10's Feminist Corner SOLD OUT

6 March 2pm Workshop: WOW’s Big Virtual Sing

6 March 4pm Workshop: Emilia - Our Time Is Now

6 March 8pm Where Are All The Working Class Writers? - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Asmâa Hamzaoui & Bnat Timbouktou

7 March 2pm Workshop: Grandmothers

7 March 4pm: Workshop: Radical Childcare

8 March 8pm: Women, Power and Change: International Women’s Day at WOW - Featuring WOW Sounds performances by Anoushka Shankar and Fatoumata Diawara

9 March 8pm: Forces for Change with British Vogue - Featuring WOW Sounds performances by Nubya Garcia

10 March 8pm Women in Greek Myths: Natalie Haynes and Bettany Hughes In Conversation - With a performance by Anaiis

11 March 8pm Sheila Heti and Avni Doshi In Conversation - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Shingai

12 March 8pm Kimberlé Crenshaw In Conversation - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Ayanna Witter-Johnson

13 March 10am Workshop: Decolonising Songwriting

13 March 4pm Workshop: Afrofunk Rio

14 March 2pm Workshop: I Am Perfect As Me

15 March 8pm How to Talk to Robots: A Girls’ Guide To a Future Dominated by AI - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Muthoni Drummer Queen

16 March 7pm Workshop: Finding Your Personal Power with Sarah Blumenau

17 March 8pm Ruby Wax: And Now for the Good News - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Kimmortal

18 March 8pm Refusing to be Silenced - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Emel Mathlouthi

19 March 8pm Sex in Lockdown - Featuring a WOW Sounds performance by Hope Masike

20 March 10am Workshop: How To Be An Active Bystander

20 March 2pm Workshop: Female Friendships

20 March 4pm Workshop: From Intersectionality to #SAYHERNAME with Jade Bentil

21 March 2pm Workshop: Everyone’s An Artist with Bryony Kimmings

21 March 4pm Workshop All Cisterns Go - Plumbing with WOW

All listings and tickets available here. More events to be announced.

Support WOW

We are a small female-led charity that believes a gender equal world is desirable, possible and urgently required. Support us in our mission to build a global movement that celebrates women and girls.You can donate here.

To make WOW UK Festival 2021 as accessible as possible, we asked audiences to pay what they can for tickets. To say a big thank you to everyone who added a donation to their order, we're naming every supporter throughout March on our Festival Friends page.

Your support helps to make WOW UK Festival our most wide-reaching and accessible programme yet.

If you would like to become a WOW UK Festival Friend, please consider donating today here.