Four unmissable society events going on at Bournemouth University for International Women’s Day

From movie nights to lively discussions, there’s something for everyone this IWD


March 8th marks International Women’s Day (IWD), a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This years theme is Inspire Inclusion, campaigning to forge a more inclusive world for women. Exciting events will be taking place across the world, and we have found some pretty cool ones happening right here at Bournemouth University, so here is a round up of what is happening this week.

Women’s History Month movie night

via Instagram @busurfclub

It’s time to get the popcorn out – the Surf Club are hosting a film screening of Soul Surfer to celebrate Women’s History Month.

📍BG-215, Lansdowne Campus
🕰 Wednesday 6th March, 6-8pm

Fizz and Feminism

This free event coincides with World Book Day and is an opportunity to talk about books and feminism over a glass of bubbly, plus the chance to make your own zine reflecting on being a woman. Sounds like the perfect evening to me!

Get your tickets here.

📍Fifth floor Student Centre, Talbot Campus
🕰Thursday 7th March, 6-8pm

Womanhood and Witchery

via Instagram @bu_aub_paws

Hosted by the Pagan & Witchcraft Society, this is a talk all about how womanhood and witchcraft are linked especially for International Women’s Day.

📍F108, Talbot Campus
🕰Friday 8th March, 6-8pm

Female focused films screening

via Instagram @bufilmsociety

Hosted by the BU Film Society, their weekly screening highlights recent films made by and about women. Vote for your choice at the event and enjoy karaoke at Dylan’s Bar after to celebrate!

📍Cobham Lecture Hall, Talbot Campus
🕰Thursday 7th March, 7-8:30pm

You can read more about IWD on the official website. 

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