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In celebration of International Women’s Day, Battersea Power Station is hosting a month-long series of events and activities throughout March with some of the UK’s most influential and well-known women.
TV personalities Arlene Phillips CBE and June Sarpong MBE are among the guests taking part in panel discussions, talks, comedy nights and networking events that will provide an insight into the lives and careers of these inspiring women.
Taking place at The Village Hall, Circus West Village – the first chapter of the regeneration of Battersea Power Station – the events commence on 8 March which is
the globally recognised day commemorating the movement for women’s rights.
Highlights of the series include:
Rob Tincknell, CEO of Battersea Power Station Development Company, said: “We are pleased to be celebrating International Women’s Day with a month-long series of events, talks and panel discussions for people to enjoy alongside an impressive line-up of speakers.”
Those going to the events will also be able to enjoy a new array of restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars that have opened at Circus West Village, which is quickly becoming London’s most exciting new food and drink destination.
They include Mother, a pizzeria from Copenhagen offering simple soul food (voted third best pizza in London), No. 29 Power Station West, a relaxed neighbourhood bar and restaurant, serving great food all day, Italian restaurant Fiume, where chef Francesco Mazzei, is serving classic Italian food from Calabria, Wright Brothers, a new riverside seafood restaurant from the renowned London oyster and shellfish specialists, The CoffeeWorks Project, a family-run business serving the best coffees and tea from around the world as well as homemade cakes and biscuits, Tonkotsu, a Japanese restaurant specialising in ramen and Vagabond, one of the UK’s first urban wineries offering 100 wines by the glass and a fantastic range of craft beers and seasonal food.
The Battersea General Store is the locally run global store with a diverse range of food, freshly made sandwiches and a deli and Boom Cycle, which is known for its high-energy, music-focused fitness experience, has opened its flagship studio at Battersea Power Station.
Battersea Power Station is easily accessible via the riverside walk from Chelsea Bridge or from Battersea Park Road via Circus West Road. The MBNA Thames Clippers River Bus Service is also now operational, putting Circus West Village within 15 minutes of the West End.
Visit batterseapowerstation.co.uk/womensday for tickets and follow @BatterseaPwrStn to keep up to date with the latest news and events.
The Malaysian shareholders of the Battersea Power Station project are committed to giving back to the communities in which they operate. They recognise the importance of creating shared value and this is embedded in all their undertakings to ensure that they contribute to building a harmonious and caring community.