What’s on in Frome for International Women’s Day

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day, on 8th March, is “Inspire Inclusion”, helping to forge a better, more inclusive world for women. We’ve put together a selection of fantastic events that are happening in and around Frome to celebrate the cause. We know we’re a little early, but this will give you plenty of time to put the dates in your diaries and spread the word!

ADHD and Women with Dr Samantha Hiew

Join Dr Samantha Hiew, multi-award-winning storyteller, scientist and social entrepreneur as she explores the collective experience of what it means to be a woman in this world. This talk will highlight the lives that women have endured to spark self-acceptance, compassion and love, empowering you with individualised ways of moving forward that work for you.

Head along to the Cheese and Grain on 5th March at 7pm – tickets are £16 or £20 on the door. Book your ADHD and Women talk tickets online.

International Women’s Day: Lightning Talks

A free evening of fun and inspiration in the heart of Frome. Join us to celebrate the global theme of “Inspire Inclusion” with a series of 5-minute talks from local speakers.

If you would like to share your ideas on the night, in a 5-minute Lightning Talk, please sign up using this form.

Come to the Cheese and Grain on 6th March, 7:30pm for an 8pm start. This event is free to attend. More information on the event here.

Trio Paradis Café Concert: Daughters of the Muse

an oil painting of two young women, playing a harp and a violinTo mark International Women’s Day, Trio Paradis’ March Café Concert programme is Daughters of the Muse – music by women composers, including Germaine Tailleferre, Lila Boulanger, Pauline Viardot, Rebecca Clark (Dumka) and Rosalind Ellicott.

This event will be held at Christchurch, from 1:15pm-2pm on 7th March. Entrance is by donation, no need to book.

Women climb for free at Frome Boulder Rooms

Frome Boulder Rooms are putting on a day of free climbing for women, in support of International Women’s Day, on Friday 8th March from 10am – 9pm.

Rally your gal pals!

Literary Lunch

*PLEASE NOTE: This event is now sold out.*

Frome Festival are celebrating International Women’s Day by sharing a delicious lunch at Bistro Lotte with award-winning author Lily Dunn. Lily’s book ‘Sins of My Father: A Daughter, a Cult, a Wild Unravelling’ was chosen as Non Fiction Book of the Year 2022 by The Guardian and The Spectator.

The lunch includes main course, dessert and coffee with a charity raffle and talk with the author. Spoil yourself on International Women’s Day and let someone else do the cooking! £35 per person including main course (meat or vegetarian), dessert and coffee.

The lunch will be from 12:30pm – 3pm on 8th March, at Bistro Lotte. Book your spot now.

Lu in Luland

Lou Featherstone, aka Luinluland, is all about living life to the fullest. Lou is driven by a deep sense of purpose to connect humans and empower women to embrace themselves as they are; find their confidence either for the first time or rediscovering it; to tackle life head on; to embrace the fear and find their voice and inner strength.

Join Lou on International Women’s Day at the Merlin, as she takes you with her on her very personal journey to self love, sharing all the glorious, hilarious, painful, life changing turns.

Book your Lu in Luland tickets now.

Women’s Adventure Film Tour 2024

Frome Boulder Rooms will be screening the latest films from @womensadventurefilmtour. It features an exhilarating selection of 7 new short films that showcase the inspiring journeys of remarkable women who have fearlessly pursued adventure in various fields. This year’s tour promises to captivate audiences with incredible stories of determination, courage, and triumph.

Tickets are £11 from Frome Boulder Room’s website.

Mothers Circle

Worried about the climate crisis? All allies welcome, join Frome Families for the Future for a peaceful Mothers Circle to demonstrate that we want more action to mitigate climate change, for all children everywhere! Wrap up warm and bring a chair or blanket. Make a sign if you can, not essential. Speeches and songs.

Outside Frome Library on 9th March, 11am-12pm.

Train with Frome Town Women FC

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, Frome Town Women invite you to join us and come and train with the Team. We will be building on the success of the 2023 training session when we welcomed around 90 players, to strengthen our links with the community and to promote women’s football in Frome.

If you are a female player over the age of 6, please register here to train with us on the pitch and join us on Monday 18th March, 6-7pm at Selwood School 3G pitch.

Plastic Free. Period – new campaign

Frome Medical Practice and the Plastic Free. Period team are launching a new fundraising campaign to give a sustainable period kit to every Year 8 & 9 student in Frome who needs one.

Watch this space for more information!

For more events in and around Frome, visit our What’s On page.