Best 8 free IWD Events around Shoreditch and Old Street

International Women’s Day is a celebration of equality, the movements for change, love, support and of course women in all areas of business.  We at SHARE are making it to some of the exciting events around Old Street and Shoreditch to celebrate! But before we set off, we thought to share the list of the free events around us that we are most excited about. If you’re going, let us know!

Celebratory IWD Event

GRRRL! Step Up and Speak Out

If you’re looking for something at the weekend, then The Boiler House has: food, cocktails, music, yoga and cupcake workshops. This is all in addition to the more familiar talks and panels we’ve come to love on IWD. You can win prizes based on how creative your cupcakes are, or browse the ethical lifestyle market. The venue is also completely run by women making it the ultimate celebratory event for International Women’s Day. Date And Time Sat, Mar 7, 2020, 11:00 AM – 5:00PM Sun, Mar 8, 2020, 11:00 AM – 5:00PM Location The Boiler House 152 Brick Lane London, E1 6RU Sign up and find out more information here

The Fashion and Lifestyle IWD Event

#EachforEqual Lone Design Club’s 2 part Celebration

Supporting female led fashion and lifestyle brands with not one, but two events where you can meet the designers behind the brands. The drinks will be flowing, the DJ’s will be mixing, and all alongside an immersive in-store experience at Lone Design Club’s concept store in Spitalfields. Date And Time Fri, March 6, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Fri, March 13, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location LDC Concept Store 37 Brushfield Street Spitalfields London, E1 6AA Sign up and find out more information here

The IWD Tech Event

Kickass Women Slay the Tech World

Get inspired by women at the top of their game as they share their experiences and advice, and how they make their impact in the world of Tech.  This event is an opportunity to learn from the best, from Facebook to Microsoft – it really has it all. If you want to learn, be inspired, or just have a great time – this is definitely the event for you! Date And Time Thu, 5 March 2020, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Location General Assembly London 114 Whitechapel High Street London, E1 7PT Sign up and find out more information here

The Creative IWD Event

Women Behind Artivism Panel Talk

At the Brick Lane Gallery, there’s an exhibition celebrating the women that use their work to speak out and make a change. Hear the artists as they share their passion and how they make their mark, creating and participating in social movements, all with free drinks and nibbles. Date And Time Thu, 5 March 2020, 6:00 – 9:00 PM Location The Brick Lane Gallery 216 Brick Lane London, E1 6SA Get Tickets and find out more information here

IWD Event for Gamers

International Women’s Day x Platform social

Hear talks from women in the gaming industry including Virtual Reality and E-sports. They’ll be sharing their experiences, and celebrating the growing diversity in the field. The talks are followed by gaming sessions and drinks. Date And Time Sun, 8 March 2020, 4:00 – 8:00 PM Location Platform 2b Worship Street London, EC2A 2AH  Get Tickets and find out more information here

The Leadership IWD Event

2020 International Women’s Day Breakfast at Rise London

Be inspired by researchers and senior leadership from Fintech that have been at the forefront of the push for an increase in gender balance and workplace equality. You’ll find out what it is that makes a good leader as well as getting practical advice on how to work in, and create an environment where all employees feel empowered to do their best work. Date And Time Fri, 6 March 2020, 08:30 – 10:00 AM Location Rise London 41 Luke Street London, EC2A 4DP Register and find out more information here

Empowering IWD Events

#IamRemarkable Workshop Celebrating the International Women Day

Boost your confidence and equip yourself with the skills to get that promotion with the #IAmRemarkable workshop.  Learn more about what sets us back when it comes to self promotion and unconscious bias and learn how to effectively articulate your achievements. There will be drinks and food, along with the opportunity to meet more like minded people after the event. Arrival is from 17:30 but the event starts at 18:00, so if you’re in the area it should be easy and very worthwhile to get to. Date And Time Thu, 12 March 2020, 5:30 – 9:00 PM Location Wild Code School London 68 Hanbury Street London, E1 5JL Get tickets and find out more information here

She’s Got This: Breakfast launch event at The Curtain

This breakfast event is dedicated to launching a campaign that will support 15,000 women to start, grow and scale a business in 2020. Hear from the most inspiring entrepreneurs from a variety of industries. The event will also be where you can find out how you can get involved and possibly be one of the women funded by the campaign. Date And Time Mon, 9 March 2020, 08:30 – 10:00 AM Location The Curtain 45 Curtain Road London, EC2A 3PT Sign up and find out more information here