Friday 8th March 2024 marks International Women’s Day and here in Barnet we want to celebrate the occasion by highlighting physical activity opportunities available across the borough and the enormous health and wellbeing benefits of being physically active. 

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is Inspire Inclusion and here in Barnet there are a range of physical activity opportunities available for women and girls to enjoy.

Day: Friday 8th March  

Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm  

Location: Burnt Oak Leisure Centre, HA8 0NP 

Cost: Free to attend, no booking required

Event programme - Morning

10-10.20am     Welcome and networking Tea and Coffee

10.20-10.40     Welcome speech 

10.40-10.50     Introduction of all stall holders 

10.50-10.55     Dance Show Case

10.55-11.25     Talks - Osteoporosis Awareness, Shireen Ismail NHS

11.25-11.35     Chair based activity, Age UK

11.35-11.45     Bollywood, CCT-Ansu

11.45-11.55     Boxfit, CCT-Ansu

11.55-12.05     Break and networking 

Event programme - Afternoon

12.05-12.20     Individual presentation on positively overcoming obstacles and difficulties, Meridian Wellbeing 

12.20-12.30     Tai-Chi, Meridian Wellbeing 

12.30-12.40     Qi Gong, Meridian Wellbeing 

12.40-12.50     Group Cycling, GLL (Better) 

12.50-13.00     School Showcase, Burnt Oak Local School

13.00               Goodbye speech



Two Newly qualified osteopaths form the British College of Osteopathic will offer 10 minutes free of charge massage to the event attendees.