A stellar cast will share writing by some of our most influential women. Drawing on work from two important new books, The Penguin Book of Feminist Writing edited by Hannah Dawson, and Elizabeth Filippouli’s From Women to the World: Letters for a New Century, these writings demonstrate how we have the wisdom to inspire, motivate and reinvent our world. Performers include Kate Winslet, Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson, Caitlin Moran, Helen Lunkuse, Suzette Llewellyn, Bishop Rose and Suzanne Packer, musician Skin and novelist Elif Shafak.
Having difficulties viewing the event? Our top tips to try:
Make sure you have registered for the event that you want to see - you can register for the event on the programme pages.
Refresh the page you are viewing the event on.
If you can’t hear anything make sure your speakers are turned on, that the volume is turned up on the device, and that the volume control (denoted by the 5 vertical lines) on the bottom right of the video screen is up. Try listening to something else to check.
Turn the WiFi off on other devices that are using the same broadband connection.
Close other applications and browser tabs that you may be running.
Click on the cog icon in the bottom right of the video screen and lower the quality of the picture.
Clear your web browser's "browsing data", including history, cookies and cache.
Use a different web browser - the events should play on all web browsers, Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer.
If you’re using wireless/WiFi try plugging your computer into your internet router using a cable, if you can.
Experiment with another device if you have one.
Restart your computer and internet router and relaunch the website.
Our live webcasting system is designed to be as reliable as possible and work across a wide range of devices. However, it relies on a lot of factors outside of our control, including the age and operating system of your device, your broadband connection and current usage in your location.