International Women’s Day 2022 Birmingham: IWD events near me celebrating women’s achievements and equality

Where can I go to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 in Birmingham?

International Women’s Day is a chance to celebrate all of the fantastic work carried out by women in all walks of society.

Taking place on Tuesday, 8 March this year, many different events are planned in Birmingham.

Here are nine events taking place in Birmingham this year to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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    West Midlands Women’s Voice

    The women’s group is partnering with West Midlands Combined Authority to celebrate International Women’s Day this year.

    The theme for their event this year is Sports, Arts and Culture #BreakTheBias

    A series of keynote speakers have been announced for the event this year.

    The event will run from 10am-1pm on 8 March, with doors opening at 9.30am.

    Admission is free and to register your attendance visit the Eventbrite webpage below.

    Address: Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG

    In Her Shoes songbook singalong

    Moseley Exchange, location of the singalong

    This singing event has been organised by ‘In Her Shoes’, a Birmingham group which looks to  create opportunities and spaces for women and girls to come together, share creative experiences and have fun.

    The event will run from 7pm-9m on 8 March.

    As well as the songs, there will also be a chance to chat and connect with other women too.

    Hot drinks and light snacks will also be provided.

    This will also be a women only event and it is free admission.

    Due to the limited capacity of the venue, people are encouraged to reserve a space by visiting the Eventbrite webpage below.

    Address: Moseley Exchange, 149-153 Alcester Road, Birmingham, B13 8JP

    International Women’s Day event by Legacy Centre of Excellence

    The centre has got a full day of events planned to mark International Women’s Day.

    Taking place on Saturday 12 March, the centre is hosting dance workshops, creating a vision board, exhibitions, panels, entertainment and much more.

    The event is free to attend, and visitors are asked to register their attendance on the Eventbrite webpage below.

    Address: Legacy Centre Of Excellence, 144 Potters Lane, Birmingham, B6 4UU

    Celebrating Women in Architecture

    Celebrating Women in Architecture

    The Royal Institute Of British Architects (RIBA) West Midlands and Birmingham Architectural Association is hosting their annual celebration of Women in Architecture in celebration of International Women’s Day.

    A series of projects that celebrate and showcase the exceptional female talent in the West Midlands region will be on display throughout the day.

    The event runs from 6pm-9pm on 8 March and is free.

    Address: Library of Birmingham, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA

    Tudor Women Guided Tour

    Blakesley Hall museum is running a special guided tour on Tudor women to mark International Women’s Day.

    Taking place at 11am and 2pm on 8 March, the tour will teach all about the lives of women during the Tudor period.

    Tickets for the tour are £8 for adults, £6 for students and people on benefits, £4 for children aged 3-15.

    Children under the age of three and carers can enter for free.

    Address: Blakesley Rd, Birmingham B25 8RN

    Women on Water

    Hosted by the Canal & River Trust, this special event celebrates the work women have played and continue to play on the waterways of Birmingham and the UK.

    Included on the day is a photo exhibition and talk on positive representation of women on the canals today.

    The event begins at 6pm on 8 March.

    Address: Roundhouse, 1 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, B16 8AE

    Wine Freedom

    The Femme exhibition at Wine Freedom

    Birmingham based natural wine bar is marking International Women’s Day by hosting a four-week art exhibition at their Digbeth warehouse.

    The work is by artist Katie Fishlock whose work focuses on several themes including gender, sexuality and identity.

    Visitors will also have the opportunity to purchase one of Katie’s colourful works at the exhibition.

    Also on sale will be 100 limited edition House wine bottles featuring a piece of Katie’s artwork.

    The exhibition began on 4 March and runs until 27 March.

    Address: 28 Floodgate St, Deritend, Birmingham B5 5SL

    Women, Innovation, Technology, Strength

    The workshop is dedicated to International Women’s Day to talk about women in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, what drives them, and the ideas they bring to life.

    The workshop will take place on 9 March from 9.30am-2.30pm

    Places are limited so if you wish to attend it is recommended you sign up on the Eventbrite page below.

    Address: The Eastside Rooms, Woodcock Street, Birmingham, B7 4BL