Join this event for poetry, performances and presentations in line this with this year’s #ChooseToChallenge theme 🔥


In keeping with the International Women’s Day 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge, we have the perfect International Women’s Day event for you. Starting at 6pm this evening, this virtual event organised by LelmEducation will incorporate a diverse programme of presentations, performances, poetry and an interactive quiz online all night long. 

The packed programme has something for everyone, and is dedicated to celebrating all women – both past and present.

150 free tickets have already been given to organisations who support women in refuge as well as LGBTQI homeless children and LGBTQI people seeking asylum, tickets are available to buy HERE. 

Check out the exciting line-up below! 


International Women’s Day Programme by Lelmeducation

18:00: Welcome and Introduction with Baroness Barker

18:05: Quiz Women through History – interactive quiz looking at prominent historical women , hosted by Laila El-Metoui with exciting prizes up for grabs 

18:15: Samantha Renke (Reflections on IWD from a visibly disabled woman), Sara Kedge (Discussing women and neurodivergence)

18:30: Performance Mzz Kimberley

18:35: Presentation and Q&A. Women in Men’s Clothes: from Cross-Dressing to Empowerment , Norena Shopland

19:00: Comfort break

19:05: Free to be me, Refugee Stories from the Lesbian Immigration Support Group, Edited by Jane Traies

19:15: Trans and AFAB identities, in conversation with Juno Roche

19:35: Performance Andreena Leeanne

19:45: IWD Challenge

20:00 End

Free tickets are available for people seeking asylum, contact the organisers for details.

Tickets are available to buy HERE. We’ll see you there this evening! 

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