International Women’s Day 2022

Tuesday 8th March 2022 marks International Women’s Day which is a global day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Here’s some fun, free activities that you and your family can get involved with this weekend:

Parkrun – On Saturday 5th March parkruns around the world are coming together to celebrate women and girls for International Women’s Day. Tell your friends, bring your family, call your neighbours, and head down to your local event and take part in whatever way suits you.

Your local Parkruns are as follows:

Free Taster sessionsLeeds Girls Can have a jam-packed day of celebrations planned for International Women’s Day on Saturday 5th March at the Royal Armouries Plaza from 12pm to 3pm.

From yoga to roller skating, table tennis to swimming, buggy walks to climbing walls, there will be a variety of free taster sessions on offer for guests.

Local artist Molly Pukes has designed a FREE limited edition Leeds Girls Can International Women’s Day Shopping bag. Get there early to bag yourself one as there’s only a limited amount available.

Mother and Baby Yoga – celebrate International Women’s day with Leeds Girls Can and enjoy a free Mums & Baby Yoga Class at Yoga Hero Leeds. The session runs from 12.00 to 12.30pm on Saturday 5th March. All equipment is provided.

Vinyasa Yoga – enjoy a free relaxing 30 minute Vinyasa Yoga Class at Yoga Hero Leeds. Sessions start at 1.30pm and 2.15pm on Saturday 5th March.

Buggy Walk – join Bumps and Babes at the Leeds Girls Can International Women’s Day celebration this Saturday 5th March for a free 60-minute Buggy Walk. Meet outside Pizza Express at 1pm.