Discover London’s Top International Women’s Day Celebrations


For over a century, the world has been celebrating the role of women in our society every year on 8th March, marked as International Women’s Day. London, as always, is celebrating the important annual event in style with a host of incredible events that are sure to enchant and enlighten you! Read on through our list of some unmissable International Women’s Day events to experience in London, this March!

Arab Women Artists Now Festival

Experience the vibrancy of Arab women’s artistic work at the Arab Women Artists Now (AWAN) Festival, the only arts festival in the UK that showcases their talent!

Attend the festival’s 10th edition in London from 29th February to 30th March 2024 with a line-up of more than 30 spectacular events featuring music, theatre, comedy, cabaret, talks, family events, workshops, exhibitions, perfect for people of all ages and interests.

The events will take place at some of London’s most iconic venues, including the Royal Albert Hall. With a luxurious base at the Park Grand London Kensington Hotel, in the exclusive central London neighbourhood, plan your day celebrating the tremendous achievements of women at the city’s most iconic venues near you!

Women in Science Tour at the Science Museum

To celebrate women’s achievements in the field of science, don’t miss out on the Women in Science Tour at the iconic Science Museum. The volunteer-led tour takes you on a journey through the extraordinary lives of women who changed the face of scientific innovation and exploration. If you’re travelling with kids, hear fascinating stories of pioneering scientists like Caroline Herschel, the first women astronomer to discover comets, Rosalind Franklin who discovered the double helix DNA structure and more. Book your tickets now and celebrate the women scientists who paved the way for future research and inspired generations!

Women’s History Month Tour of Hyde Park

Experience the timeless charm of Hyde Park with a special guided tour on 9th March 2024! In celebration of Women’s History Month, take a historical walk through the iconic royal park and explore the spellbinding stories of women in Hyde Park, from queens to duellists and protesters. Hear interesting stories at Speakers’ Corner, the site of Women’s Sunday back in 1908 and the gruesome history of Tyburn tree, located right next to Hyde Park.

Mothers in Ballet at the Royal Opera House

Celebrate the spirit of womanhood as you witness the inspiring story of mothers who are also ballet dancers at the Royal Opera House, near your luxe Park Grand Kensington accommodation. Be part of an exceptional screening of the film, “Colliding Forces: Mothers in Ballet,” directed by Eliza Schroeder, which showcases the daily challenges these mothers face while pursuing their dreams. The event runs for approximately one hour and thirty minutes and is perfect for all looking for a dose of entertainment or a good cinematic experience this Women’s Day!

Learn about Women in Arts at The National Gallery

Embark on the once-in-a-lifetime experience as you step into the world of ‘Women in Arts’ at The National Gallery! The exclusive collection houses over 2,300 paintings from the 13th to the early 20th century including the 21 paintings created by female artists. Grab the opportunity to explore art created by women and learn about their remarkable contributions in art or take a tour of the collection featuring works by female artists like Rosa Bonheur, Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun and more.

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Make these essential additions to your itinerary, providing an unparalleled opportunity to explore the city from a fresh perspective and celebrate the tremendous achievements of women around the world!