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

06 Mar 2023

Wednesday 8 March marks International Women’s Day. 

The London Borough of Sutton is celebrating seven amazing women doing work across the borough to uplift other women, young people, and the Tamil and African and Caribbean communities to name but a few.

Tuesday 7 March

An evening with Jacquie Davis

7pm to 10pm

The Sound Lounge

216 - 220 High Street Sutton, SM1 1NU

Don’t miss an evening with Close Protection Officer, Jacquie Davis, who is the inspiration for the new Netflix series, ‘Close’. For over thirty years Jacquie has survived as one of the top operators in a male-dominated profession — the secretive, often dangerous world of being a bodyguard — or to give the profession its proper name, close protection officers. In association with Sutton Women’s Centre. Book your tickets via Eventbrite.

Sound Lounge comedy and music

The Sound Lounge has a host of events celebrating International Women’s Day:

  • Wednesday 8 March: Justine Barker and her band Lost Lights, along with special guest Ann King

  • Thursday 9 March: FreeNow X presents Hannah White, Michele Stodart, Daisy Chute, Holly Carter & Emma Holbrook, celebrating women's voices in music

  • Friday 10 March: Continuing the celebration, join musicians and songwriters, Lucy Farrell and Hannah Scott

  • Saturday 11 March: Rock on with SLADY, the world's first all-female tribute to 70's glam rock legends Slade!

Book your tickets to all Sound Lounge events.

Wednesday 15 March

Pamper and Shopping Evening

7pm to 10pm

Sutton Community Dance

Saint Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1AX

Sutton Women’s Centre is hosting a Pamper and Shopping Evening to celebrate women. Event includes: crafts and goodies, an  AeroLatino class, beauty treatments at bargain rates. Book your tickets via Eventbrite.

Monday 27 March

Power of Women (POW) Evening

The Sound Lounge

216 - 220 High Street Sutton, SM1 1NU

Sutton Women’s Centre is hosting Power of Women (POW) - an evening dedicated to giving women a stage on which they can perform and celebrate being women. The evening will include a range of inspiring female artists from dance, comedy, music, poetry and art. Book your ticket via Eventbrite.

March is also Women's History Month. Follow the Sutton Cultural Services blog for fascinating stories about the Muller Sisters (previous and long term residents of Whitehall Historic House Cheam) and how they would have been affected by the women's liberation movement.

Friday 31 March

2pm – 4pm

Sutton Historians: The Women of Whitehall 

Join volunteers Geoff West and Nicola Gravestock, to discover more about the all important women who resided in, and owned, Whitehall Historic House. Book via Eventbrite.