Published: Tuesday, 5th March 2019

Celebrate women's achievements and forge a more gender balanced world

Women of the World Festival - Women's Enterprise Market

Thursday 7 March 11am-6pm
Woolwich Centre Library foyer, 35 Wellington Street SE18 6HQ
2-3pm - Women Empowerment Group Coaching Workshop with Carrie Brooks (bookable via Eventbrite)
5.30-7pm - Author Event and Book Launch: Minx Up Your Life!

Royal Borough of Greenwich

Come and celebrate with us at our free event
Thursday 7 March 7-8.30pm
Woolwich Centre Library, 35 Wellington St SE18 6HQ

  • University of Greenwich Senior Lecturer Rania Hafez - Empowerment Through Education
  • Caribbean Social Forum Founder Pamela Franklin - Spot of Change
  • University of Greenwich Principal Lecturer Dr Mary Clare Martin - Why the History of Young People Matters
  • Poet and Founder of RevolYOUtion London Rasheeda Page-Muir
  • Founder of Back-a-Yard Grill and winner of Best of Royal Greenwich Business Young Entrepreneur Award Adrianna Baker
  • Folk musician and feminist legend Julie Felix
  • Photo booth. Refreshments
Rasheeda Page-Muir -
 Poet and Founder of RevolYOUtion

Rasheeda Page-Muir - Poet and Founder of RevolYOUtion

Cycle Confident Women’s only led ride

Friday 8 March
9.30am-12.30pm Hornfair Park. Free ride funded by the Council

9.30-10.30am Start at Hornfair Park and will follow quiet roads around Greenwich, stopping at points of interest within the borough. If you have your own bike then please bring it with you (it will be checked to make sure its roadworthy before the ride begins). A limited number of bikes will be available to borrow.

10:30am-12:30pm – Introduction to cycling. Women’s group session (all ages and abilities):
Two qualified instructors will talk you through how to get on a bike and learn to ride. The session will be broken up into smaller groups of foyr, so come along and see what you think before taking part. There will be bikes to borrow, but do bring your own if you have one.

Women of the World festival

Friday 8 March 10am-4pm
Workshops and talks
Woolwich Centre Library, Wellington Street SE18

10am Networking
11-11.45am Ester Standford - Xosei Women’s Empowerment and Self Confidence
12-12.45pm Loretta Awuah - Female Entrepreneurship 'Turning your passion into a business'
1-1.45pm Bernadine Evaristro - Woolwich Library Laureate Author Talk
2-2.45pm Mr Kofi Mawuli - Importance of Women in Education
2.45-3.30pm Q&A

Women’s Health 

Friday 8 March
YMCA, Antelope Road, Woolwich SE18 5QG

  • Meet health professionals and nutritionists
  • Hear top speakers in the industry
  • Participate in fun and informative health workshops
  • Mental health awareness workshop
  • Learn how to live a longer, healthier, happier life

Refreshments will be provided

For more information: 020 3260 7715 or

Health and fitness

Mash-up of fitness classes for you to try
Saturday 9 March
Waterfront Leisure Centre, Woolwich High Street SE18 6DL

  • Live DJ pumping the latest music
  • Free blood pressure checks by CACT
  • Public Health providing information on Live Well and wider health services

Find out more: or call 02083175010

Black Female Entrepreneurs Greenwich present Women Breaking Barriers

Thursday 28 March
St Peter's Church, 103 Woolwich Road, Woolwich SE18 6EF