Oxford International Women’s Festival

Threads of Liberation

29 February—14 March 2020

Join us for two weeks of events around Oxford celebrating women’s strengths, successes & solidarity.

2020 Events

OIWF presents: Threads of Liberation

Friday 6th March 7 – 9pm (doors open 6.30pm)

Join us for an evening of dance, poetry, humour, drama and conversation on how women’s liberation is viewed by different cultures and ages and how this has changed over time.

Women’s Liberation 50th Anniversary...

Saturday 29th February 10.30 – 6pm

The first Women’s Liberation Conference was held in Oxford in 1970. Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary and renew the struggle for women’s equality!


The Festival is a positive celebration of women’s strengths, successes and solidarity, whilst also reminding us that there are many hills still left to climb.

Anneliese Dodds

MP Oxford East

Who we are

The Oxford International Women’s Festival (OIWF) exists to celebrate women’s achievements and solidarity and to highlight local, national and international issues. It is organised by local women to reflect a wide range of backgrounds and experiences – and has played a significant part in the community for over a quarter of a century.

Get involved and help

Whether it’s contributing on a regular basis to the committee, helping to organise an event or simply handing out flyers, there’s an opportunity for everyone to get involved.

Women on the March – a suffrage walk around Oxford City centre

By Dr Katherine Bradley, Historian.
£6 per copy, including P&P
email oxfordwomen@gmail.com