International Women’s Day 2019

WEN Wales events (Women's Equality Network)

6 March - Aberystwyth Arts Centre 

Celebrating WEN Wales’ 100 Welsh Women Project. An evening of poetry, music 

and discussion on women in Wales and their work. In partnership with Aberration 

8 March - Aberystwyth Arts Centre 

International Women’s Day early evening drinks reception to celebrate WEN Wales’ 100 Welsh Women Project in the company of Vice-Chancellor Professor Elizabeth Treasure and Presiding Officer Elin Jones AM. In partnership with the University of Aberystwyth. (free, light refreshments provided) 

10 March - Swansea Waterfront Museum 

At Super Science Sunday, WEN Wales will be celebrating women’s contribution to science and our 100 Welsh Women Project. There will be a family-friendly science show: The XX Factor (12pm) from Science Made Simple and a panel discussion (13.30) as part of a full day of activities for all ages. (free - drop in) 

20 March, Theatr Clwyd, Mold, 19.30 - 21.30 

Chwarae Teg Events 

Not Just For Boys - STEM careers fair for girls
5 March, Zimmer Biomet, Bridgend, 13:30 - 16:00
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From Periods to Pensions: Dealing  with the P words 
8 March, Ty Pawb, 09.00 - 15.30 

A variety of guest speakers and workshops exploring a range of P word issues that influence women’s ability to achieve their full potential 

More Info and Registration 

Unveiling of purple plaque for Ursula Masson 
8 March, Merthyr Tydfil Library, 12:00 - 13:30 

More info 

Welsh Government 

8 March, across Wales 

Welsh Government staff diversity networks are holding a joint International Women’s Day event on Friday 8 March in Cardiff with a VC link to Aberystwyth, Llandudno Junction, Merthyr Tydfil and Treforest. 

Inspirational speakers include: 

  • Uzo Iwobi; Chief Executive Officer of Race Council Cymru;
  • Rhian Davies; Chief executive Disability Wales; 
  • Cindy Edwards, founder and Director of the Lfest, UK's Award Winning
  • Lesbian Music, Arts & Comedy Festival; and 
  • Yasmin Khan; National Adviser Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence 


Women in Public Life with Public Affairs Cymru 
6 March, Coffi Co - Mermaid Quay, 08:00 - 09:00 


The Feminine Organisation - talk with Deborah Hargreaves 
6 March, City Hall, Cardiff, 12:00 - 14:00 

More info and registration 

Woman to Woman, Asylum Rights Programme 
8 March, Trinity Centre, 4 Elms Road, Cardiff, 12:00 - 14:00

9 March, Temple of Peace, Cathays Park, 13:00 - 16:00 

For more information and tickets 

North Wales

Wrexham AFC will be supporting International Women’s Day at their game against Chesterfield on March 2 

The teams will be led out by junior girls players and there will b e a special article in the match programme about Wrexham AFC Ladies team. In addition the poet and spoken word author Evrah Rose will be reading some of her poetry including a bespoke piece about Wrexham AFC which has been especially written for the day. 

North Wales International Womens Day Festival 
8 March, Wrexham Enterprise Centre 

Talks, presentations and round table discussions and workshops 

Encouraging women into Construction workshop 
Coleg Cambria, Wrexham, 8 March, 08.45 - 11.30 

The National Assembly for Wales and North Wales Women’s Centre ‘Balance for Better’ 
8 March, Rhyl Little Theatre, 10.15 - 14.30 

With guest speaker Steph Jeavons, Chair and Deputy Presiding Officer, Ann Jones AM, Cerys Furlong (Chwarae Teg), Poppy Johnson (Faces by Poppy), and Mair Stephens (WI in Wales) 

Celebrating Women and the Arts 
9 March, Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard, 14:00 - 15:00 

More info 

Neath Port Talbot Black Minority Ethnic (BME) Community Association, NPT International Women's Day Event 
Aberavon Beach Hotel, SA12 6QP, 10 March, 12:00-15:00 

With yoga, henna painting and Bollywood dancing. For more information or to confirm your attendance contact Adam Cameron on 01639 631246 or