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

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International Women’s Day is upon us, a day in which the world openly celebrates and supports the role of women in society - so what events can you go to in Bristol to commemorate this occasion?

Tuesday, 8 March is the date that the world celebrates International Women’s Day.

A day devoted to creating awareness about the importance of women, the effect they have on society, and supporting them in the fight for equality.

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Every year International Women’s Day has a theme, and for 2022 it is #BreakTheBias which will help bring attention to the deliberate or unconscious biases that make it difficult for women to move forward.

Bristol Women’s Voice

Bristol Women’s Voice

Commencing on the weekend before International Women’s Day (Saturday, 5 March), Bristol Women’s Voice isgoing all-out to #BreakTheBias in 2022.

Hosting more than 25 events from City Hall, the organisation has something for everyone - ranging from crafting sessions to support groups, and even short films.

Bristol Women’s Voice are offering all this for free, but you need to register to let them know you are coming so visit their Eventbrite webpage.

Doors open at 10:30 am and the event will conclude at 4 pm.

City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

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Get Social | Women’s Bristol Network 

Get Social

This is the perfect event for budding entrepreneurs and business owners that want support on International Women’s Day.

Kicking off on Tuesday, 8 March, you will have the chance to meet inspirational business owners, chat to fellow entrepreneurs and meet fellow self-minded women.

This event starts at 5:30 pm and concludes at 9 pm and is totally free, but you need to register your attendance by their Eventbrite webpage.

Runway East, 1 Victoria Street, Redcliffe, BS1 6AA

International Women’s Day Retreat

Fresh Dance & Arts Centre

Kicking off on March 5, this International Women’s Day Retreat is a great opportunity for the women of Bristol to have a relaxing and meditative day.

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Not only will you be joining in with some fitness pilates, guided meditation and much more, but a lunch and herbal tea are also included in the £40 ticket fee.

The event starts at 10:15 am before concluding at 3 pm.

44 Greenbank Road, Bristol, BS5 6EY

International Women’s Day Singing Circle & Harp Concert

IWD Women’s Singing Circle & Harp Concert

For those who are either musically inclined or enjoy a jovial sing song, this singing circle and harp concert would be a great way to celebrate International Women’s Day.

This event, which in their words is an exploration of your voice, takes place on Tuesday, March 8 and starts at 7 pm before ending at 9:30 pm.

Tickets are still available at £22.15 per person, for more information go to their Eventbrite webpage.

238 SPACE, 238 Stapleton Road, Bristol, BS5 0NT

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WMN Run

WMN Run Bristol

An event for all genders, abilities and ages, WMN Run is an event that takes place on Tuesday, 8 March that gets everyone together for a 5k run.

There is even an opportunity to enjoy a coffee and a pastry at the Bristol Loaf afterwards too!

Starting nice and early at 7:30 am, the event is expected to end at 8:30 am - tickets cost £10 per person, visit their Eventbrite website for more details.

The Bristol Loaf, Bristol Beacon, Trenchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR

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The Doyle Collection’s International Women’s Day Headshot Initiative

The Doyle Collection

To celebrate International Women’s Day, The Doyle Collection are once again hosting an initiative to support female entrepreneurs.

Arrive at their premises in Bristol on March 8 between 8:30 am to 5:20 pm to have your professional headshots taken.

This event is free but you need to register your attendance, which you can do so by visiting their Eventbrite webpage.

The Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF

Lady Of The House Cultural Exhibition

Lady of the House

Lady of the House, which is a female-led organisation, is hosting a cultural exhibition to be enjoyed by women in electronic music to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Starting with workshops for U18s on March 8, there will be workshops, panels and masterclasses on March 10 and March 11.

Tickets cost £10 per person, to take advantage of this you can ring the organisers at 07519 831073.

Lost Horizon, 1-3 Elton Street, Bristol, BS2 9EH

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