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7th March 2020

WOW – D/deaf and Bossing it

7th March 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

Royal Festival Hall - Blue bar Level 4 Part of WOW Festival Navigate the challenges and opportunities of being D/deaf in the workplace at a talk in British Sign Language (BSL). What’s it like for D/deaf women as 9 to 5 employees, freelancers or business owners in a hearing world? And how has social media and technology amplified the voices of D/deaf entrepreneurs? Explore subjects including negotiating Access to Work for employers and employees and how good communication is everyone’s…

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WOW – Where’s My Vagina? Vagina Launch

7th March 2020 @ 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

Part of WOW festival The inclusive collective founded by Jenny Sealey rock up to Southbank Centre with their first public happening. Reimagining the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the collective calls for and celebrates women’s rights in their new Declaration of the Vagina. Hear honest stories of ageing, menopause, feeling invisible, feeling hot, feeling held, feeling enraged, feeling connected, feeling gloves-off ready to fight. Devised by the collective and curated by Jenny Sealey, Artistic Director of Graeae and co-director of…

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The Guilty Feminist at WOW

7th March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreters - Sophie Allen and Sharan Thind Part of WOW Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Be in the audience as Deborah Frances-White records her frank, groundbreaking comedy podcast live with co-host Susie Wokoma. In each episode of The Guilty Feminist, Frances-White and her guests discuss their noble goals as 21st-century feminists and the paradoxes and insecurities that undermine them. The podcast has become a phenomenon with over 70 million downloads since 2016.…

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Emma Dabiri: Don’t Touch My Hair

7th March 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreters - Ali Gordon and Debbie Lawrence Part of WOW Straightened. Stigmatised. 'Tamed'. Celebrated. Erased. Managed. Appropriated. Forever misunderstood. The acclaimed writer and broadcaster explores why black hair is never ‘just hair’. Emma Dabiri’s groundbreaking book, Don’t Touch My Hair, discusses subjects as wide-ranging as women's solidarity and friendship, forgotten African scholars and the dubious provenance of Kim Kardashian's braids. Dabiri explores why far from being only hair, black hairstyling culture can be understood as an…

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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution

7th March 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreters - Darren Townsend-Handsomb and Bibi DaLacey-Mould Part of WOW Why should we be looking to feminist solutions to climate change? How are gender equality and the environmental crisis linked? Join a group of the world’s leading climate change and social justice activists to discover how they are leading the charge, and how you can be a part of the solution. As these extraordinary women meet on stage, discover why the collective action of women is…

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Women of the World Festival 2020 – Sunday events

8th March 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

Schedule of interpreted events for SUNDAY 8th MARCH Please note these events are free but ticketed. You will need to book tickets for each event. 11:00-11:45 Views on the News - A sweep through the decade Clore Ballroom 12:00-13:15 March4Women Rally at WOW Royal Festival Hall 13:30-14:30 WOW Big Sing Clore Ballroom 14:00-15:00 Toni Morrison Queen Elizabeth Hall 14:30-15:30 We Are Family Central Bar 15:30-16:45 WOW 10th Birthday Clore Ballroom There will be reserved BSL seating at the front of…

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How the Hell Did I Get Here? With Sandi Toksvig

8th March 2020 @ 6:30 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreters - Tracey Tyer and Ali Gordon Part of WOW – Women of the World Sandi Toksvig meets her personal and professional heroes to discover how they got to where they are today. They say ‘never meet your heroes’, but what do they know, anyway? Join Toksvig as she interviews women who have triumphantly defeated the odds to climb to the very top. Toksvig digs deep to find out what motivates them, who helps and inspires…

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The Beauty Myth: 30 Years On

8th March 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreters - Taz Hockaday and Bibi DaLacey-Mould Part of WOW – Women of the World Author, journalist and feminist activist Naomi Wolf revisits her legendary international bestseller The Beauty Myth, 30 years after it first exploded onto the scene. One of the most talked-about feminist books of the 20th century, The Beauty Myth investigated how images of women were used against us, exposing the beauty and advertising industry and uncovering why many women are consumed by…

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Letters Live at WOW

8th March 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreters - Tracey Tyer and Ali Gordon Part of WOW – Women of the World Outstanding performers read letters by or for women for an International Women’s Day edition of the literary correspondence event. Letters Live is a live celebration of the enduring power of written correspondence. It makes its WOW – Women of the World debut in the tenth anniversary year of the festival. Inspired by Shaun Usher’s bestselling Letters of Note and Simon Garfield’s…

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The Script

9th March 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff,

BSL Interpreted Event BSL Interpreter - Katie Fenwick You can book tickets by emailing: generalenquiries@national-ice-centre.com Box Office via 0808 164 4616 or in Person After 6 billion streams, 30 million single sales, 10.8 million album sales, over 12 million monthly Spotify listeners and 1.8 million ticket sales, Irish alt-pop trio The Script embark upon a new chapter with the 8 November release of their new album ‘Sunsets & Full Moons’ and UK Arena Tour stopping off in Nottingham on Monday…

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