WOW Marketplace Directory

The WOW Marketplace is the heart of every WOW Festival across the globe. Head to the Royal Festival Hall to explore stalls, shop from amazing businesses and social enterprises, and take part in workshops on everything from comic book drawing to head wrapping.

The WOW Marketplace is completely free to the public, and many of the workshops are too. All of the stalls listed below are women and non-binary-led businesses, activist initatives or amazing organisations we want you to discover. Here’s what’s on offer:

Ana Gallego Illustrations

Saturday – Stall 5

Watercolour illustrations of meaningful buildings, shopfronts and landmarks that are the heart of the community in different boroughs of London.

Art Against Knives

Friday – Stall 8

A young people-led charity, raising aspirations and exploring issues including violence against women and girls, healthy relationships, mental health and sexuality.


Art Against Knives

Come get your nails done for free!

You can also find out about how Art Against Knives co-produce safe spaces in Barnet for women and gender non-conforming people, including their social action projects. Or, you can just come to get a hand massage, chill and talk about what it means to be a woman.

Friday: Free, drop-in

Asan Wellness UK Ltd

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 24

Showcasing the innovative Asan period cup, designed at the Harvard Innovation Lab, which averts the waste of 2,500 tampons. For every Asan cup sold at WOW, they will donate one to someone in rural India who cannot afford period care.


Friday – Stall 5

Contemporary clothing, jewellery, stationery and leather accessories, featuring collaborations with African artists such as Kosisochukwu Nnebe and Tarra-Louise Charles.


Sunday – Stall 4

Black-owned, designer, limited edition unisex leather accessories that are hand-stitched in London.

Beauty Banks

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 29

A hygiene poverty charity distributing essential toiletries to partner charities and organisations across the UK.


Beauty Banks

Wrap a gift for Mothers’ Day

Beauty Banks works with the cosmetics industry, retailers and motivated members of the public to get essential toiletries into the hands of those who need them. Come and wrap a gift with Beauty Banks to find out more about their work.

Friday-Sunday: Free, drop-in


Friday – Stall 13

BelEve offers mentoring services and programmes to empower girls and young women aged eight to 22-years-old.

Black & Beech

Sunday – Stall 14

Design-led Welsh brand which champions equality, offering ethically-made clothing, mugs, knitwear, pyjamas, jewellery and stationery.

Cece Finery

Friday – Stall 14

Handmade, eco-conscious Afro-chic bags and accessories, made using fabric offcuts and coconut remnants.

Chalk Jewellery

Saturday, Sunday – Stall 28

An arrangement of bold, bright handmade jewellery, prints and mirrors with a bright, vibrant aesthetic.

CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building)

Friday, Saturday – Stall 4

Destigmatising the construction industry and offering information about the vast work opportunities available to women.



15 minute ‘speed mentoring’ sessions

Meet successful female construction professionals to inspire festival-goers to consider the exciting potential benefits that a career in the built environment can offer.

Friday & Saturday: Free, drop-in

Colourful Creation Home Design

Saturday, Sunday – Stall 10

Stylish, modern home decor, made ethically and naturally. Recyclable, sustainable and great for our environment.

Dear Katiopae

Saturday, Sunday – Stall 32

Jewellery and home decor made of brass and bronze from Ghana and Kenya, which tell stories about African cultures.

Dharti The Store

Sunday – Stall 5

Handblock printed clothing, handmade unique products and accessories ethically made by artisans of rural India.


Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 7

Equimundo works to achieve gender equality and social justice by transforming intergenerational patterns of harm and promoting patterns of care, empathy and accountability among boys and men throughout their lives.

Discover the Global Boyhood Initiative

The Global Boyhood Initiative (GBI), a research-backed, feminist-aligned programme to promote healthy boyhood and gender equality, will be live at WOW. GBI helps to support boys aged four to 13 years-old and the adults in their lives with the resources they need to raise, teach, coach, and set an example for boys to become people who embrace healthy masculinity and gender equality. Founded in the US in 2020 by Equimundo and the Kering Foundation, GBI is coordinated by Equimundo in partnership with Plan International and core global partner Gillette. It launched in the UK in 2022 with the inaugural ‘State of UK Boys’ report. GBI has also piloted a curriculum for seven to 11-year-old children in London primary schools with Lifting Limits, the UK GBI implementation partner. GBI will be live at WOW marketplace initiating conversations in partnership with Movember and Lifting Limits that seek to help boys share emotions in healthy ways, stand up and speak out about bullying and inequality, accept and connect with others and break free from stereotypes. Find us at WOW Marketplace and join in the conversation.

Co-founded by Equimundo and the Kering Foundation, the Global Boyhood Initiative is coordinated by Equimundo in partnership with Plan International and core global partner Gillette.


Sunday – Stall 22

An early stage start-up helping people to divide household responsibilities more fairly, enabling them to be the best person, partner or parent they aspire to be.

The Fawcett Society

Friday – Stall 22

The UK's leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women's rights.

Flakie’s Fashion

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 26

Earrings, fans and headbands made from Ankara prints designed to empower women, and celebrating that beauty comes in all sizes and shapes.


Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 17

WOW London’s official bookseller, offering books by speakers and hosting book signings.

Funkee Foods

Saturday – Stall 23

All-natural hot sweet pepper sauces, made using “funkee”-looking fruits and vegetables rejected by supermarkets solely based on their appearance.

GirlBE Club

Friday – Stall 10

A positivity and empowerment subscription box for girls aged 7-12 years, with a mission is to give girls a strong sense of worth and ambition before they reach their crucial teen years.

Girls Who Grind Coffee

Friday, Saturday – Stall 21

A womxn-led, anti-patriarchy specialty coffee roastery and rebellion movement, offering coffees sourced exclusively from change-making womxn producers, as well as GWGC merchandise.

Global Girl Project

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 6

A small feminist charity working with girls and young women around the globe, creating social change through community development and social action.

Goal Diggers FC

Saturday afternoon – Stall 22

Following their pop-up football skills session on Saturday (1-1.30pm, outside), come to their stall to hear more about this non-ability womxn and non-binary football club in East London, and to sample their merchandise.

Grandison London

Sunday – Stall 9

London-based leather designer, inspired by culture, colour and materials, selling T-shirts and bags.



Leather zip pouch-weaving workshop.

Sunday: 11.30am-12.30pm and 3.30-4.30pm. £20 per person

All materials provided, no prior experience required. Book at grandisonlondon.com or in-person

Heart n Soul

Saturday, Sunday – Stall 30

Creative and colourful fashion, homewares, stationery, art and gifts designed by Heart n Soul’s talented artists with learning disabilities. Don’t miss Heart n Soul’s WOW pop-up performance on Saturday!

Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust

Friday, Saturday – Stall 33

Charity offering vital information and support around cervical screening, HPV and cervical cancer.

Judith P. Raynault Studio

Sunday – Stall 12

Illustrator selling high quality giclée fine art prints of women reading female authors, social justice, snippets of everyday life and great storytelling in all its forms.

Kelis Africa

Friday – Stall 30

Statement jewellery, accessories and children’s clothing made with African prints.

Kinky Apothecary

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 34

A fun, interactive and inspirational space celebrating textured hair and diverse beauty and shattering Eurocentric beauty ideals. Discover personalised hair product recommendations, routines and style inspiration tailored specifically to you regardless of your hair type. Drop in for textured hair workshops and education.

Laydeez Do Comics

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 2

Showcasing REVEAL! Women’s Comics East Africa, the first community of East African women comic artists from Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and the UK East African diaspora.


Laydeez Do Comics

Introduction to Comics Workshop!

Experienced LDC artists will lead you step-by-step through a fun workshop to introduce the basic tools of comics, via a series of exercises such as ‘10 seconds draw with your eyes closed’. No experience necessary and all materials supplied.

Saturday: 12.30-2pm. Free, over-16s only. Sign up at Stall 2

Lifting Limits

Sunday – Stall 13

A gender equality charity working in primary schools and early years settings, offering fun, practical activities and free resources for children and families, around the importance of challenging gender stereotypes from the earliest of ages.


Lifting Limits

Storytelling Sessions

Join Lifting Limits with your little ones for a series of engaging, fun storytelling sessions.

Sunday: Free. Sign up at Stall 13


Friday, Saturday – Stall 20

An app that helps to educate, empower and support teenagers to understand topics that aren’t always taught or talked about enough, and offers a space to learn, read and ask about all things teen health and wellbeing.


Friday – Stall 32

Authentic, stylish Ghanaian clothing made with love from Ghana and unique jewellery made from recycled materials. High-quality pieces from exclusive limited edition collections.



Head Wrapping Workshops

Offering WOW visitors tips, tricks and history lessons of head wrapping across different cultures.

Friday: 1.30pm & 5.30pm. Free. Sign up at stall 30. Maximum 10 people at a time.

Massassi B

Friday, Sunday – Stall 23

Ready-to-wear clothing and accessories made with handmade fabrics such as batik, adire and woven textiles all made in Africa.


Saturday – Stall 12

Handmade fabric dolls which show girls and young women that, as well as being seen and heard in society, they can be represented in toys regardless of their ethnicity.

Ohemaa Jewellery Designs

Friday – Stall 12

Handmade brass and gold plated jewellery inspired by geometric forms and colour.

Our Streets Now (Streetworthy)

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 3

A youth-led campaign to help people who have experienced public sexual harassment and provide them with the tools to ‘Support, Report and Empower’.


Our Streets Now


Design Streetworthy stickers with young people on the campaign team and leave your own messages of support and empowerment on the Report / Support / Empower board.

Friday-Sunday: Free, drop-in

Paguro Upcycle

Saturday – Stall 14

Upcycled bags, jewellery and accessories made from recycled materials such as inner tubes, army tents, seat belts, and bike chains.

Pushing Envelopes Design Co

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 1

Pushing Envelopes are on a mission to help people nurture their social wellbeing and relationships through letter writing, offering a range of Art Prints, Greeting Cards and Correspondence Kits.


Pushing Envelopes Design Co

Thank you card-writing station

Write a thank you note to someone important in your life – Pushing Envelopes will offer a limited number of pre-stamped envelopes, so bring along their address and post it from the Marketplace, or pop it in the post later.

Friday-Sunday: Free, drop in

ReFAB Studio – an initiative of The Kartik Foundation

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 25

Upcycled lifestyle products made of donated designer fabric and tailored by disadvantaged women in the UK and in India.

Rites for Girls

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 11

An educational CIC that trains and supports women to deliver programmes for girls aged 10-12 within their communities, offering a positive, interactive space for reflection, chat, and information sharing.


Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 19

Suicide-prevention charity offering information and on-site support services to WOW attendees.


Sunday – Stall 15

Mental health, autism and ADHD service provider for young people, individuals and employers



Sensory Profile Quiz

This activity is for those who have identified sensory needs or have unidentified queries and would like to explore further. This is a taster session, not intended to diagnose but to identify potential needs and suggestions for how to manage them.

Sunday: Free, drop-in

Shrubs & Dubs

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 16

Bringing “Shrubs, Dubs & Friends”: an array of small female-founded businesses offering homeware, clothing, accessories and art, all celebrating and empowering women.


Sunday – Stall 21

Designer offering art prints, apparel, stickers, earrings, posters, cards, representing women of colour, food culture and empowering mental health slogans.


Saturday – Stall 13

Products designed by girls, for girls, developed through Sisterhood’s social action programmes which engage the next generation of leaders and change makers.

Surviving in Scrubs

Saturday – Stall 15

Raising awareness about sexism, sexual harassment, and sexual assault faced by healthcare workers.


Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 27

An engaging and fun display of artwork, merchandise and creative pieces by female and femme-presenting artists, presented with the aim of making the art world less exclusive.

Tatty Devine

Saturday, Sunday – Stall 8

A colourful celebration of craft – jewellery cut and handmade in the UK, including charitable collaborations with WOW, Fawcett Society and Equality Now.


Tatty Devine

Jewellery-Making Workshop

Learn how to assemble a laser cut acrylic bunting necklace. All equipment is provided, no prior experience required.

Saturday: £55 per person. Drop-in, 1 hour

The Enthusiast

Sunday – Stall 20

A space encouraging people to be enthusiastic, through merchandise that helps you wear your heart on your chest.

The Sapphire Community Group

Friday – Stall 15

Promoting Employability and Wellbeing Services such as CV workshops and career advice sessions.

University of London

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 31

The UK’s leading provider of digital and blended learning distance education, committed to equality and improving access to education.

Womankind Worldwide

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 36

International women’s rights organisation Womankind Worldwide invites festival-goers to add their acts of #EverydayFeminism to a tree in their ‘feminist forest’. Discover more about their work and see how you too can help build a world where women, girls and people of all genders enjoy equal rights and freedoms and live with joy, choice and dignity.


Womankind Worldwide

‘What is your act of Everyday Feminism?’

Come along and add your act of #EverydayFeminism to a tree in Womankind’s ‘feminist forest’, and see what others have been up to. Together, our everyday feminist acts show the collective power we all have in contributing to change.

Friday-Sunday: Free, drop in

The WOW Shop

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 18

Come and meet members of the WOW team, buy brand new merchandise and products by WOW and their partners, and get information about the WOW London programme.

WOW Changemakers

Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Stall 35

Join WOW to learn more about Changemakers, the fast-growing global movement for gender equality, building a strong, independent network of leaders and festivals for change across the world.


WOW Changemakers

WOW'ldest Dreams! Gender Equality is possible - what does that look like?

Come and have your say. Join artist Nadina Ali as we build up a visual wall of ideas and pledges for a more equal world. Take a pic on our Hope Box to share with friends and family.

Friday-Sunday: Free, drop-in