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Date(s) - 07/03/2018
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre


The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is “Press for Progress”, the event will be used as a way of connecting local women (in East London), and celebrating International Women’s Day. In line with this year’s theme, participants will be encouraged to take part in activities that will help to achieve progress in their daily life, career etc

At the beginning of the event, participants will be welcomed and given an introduction to the programme.  They will be able to take part in Pampering sessions, Confidence Building/Motivation workshop, Wellbeing/Exercise session, Finance and Budgeting workshop, Career Progression talk, take part in making their own Vision Board, Henna Designs,  Craft Stalls run by local women.  Food and refreshments will be provided by community chef with help of volunteers.  A crèche will also be available on the day so that parents/carers with small children are not excluded from taking part in some of the workshops.

Transport links:

DLR:  King George V Station

Buses: 473 and 474 (bus stop St John’s Church)

River / Foot tunnel

Woolwich Free Ferry from South London and Foot Tunnel

Note: Please do not attend any volunteering opportunity listed on this website until you have taken steps to meet with us and become registered with Hands On London. Charities and community groups featured on our events calendar need to know that volunteers are registered and that their identity has been independently verified – they have requested confirmation of this via Hands On London.  If you attend without being registered or approved, it is likely you will be turned away and have a wasted journey.


Bookings are closed for this event.