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London Statues: Fearless Girl in Paternoster Square

© 2019 Visiting London Guide.com – Photograph by Alan Kean

Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal was made famous for being sited in 2017 near the Wall Street’s bull in New York. The statue was a hit with tourists and the internet.

© 2019 Visiting London Guide.com – Photograph by Alan Kean

A copy of the statue of was installed in March in the City of London’s financial district to highlight the importance of female leaders in business.

© 2019 Visiting London Guide.com – Photograph by Alan Kean

Situated near St Paul’s, Fearless Girl seems a little lonely with only Elizabeth Frink’s sheep statue for company.

© 2019 Visiting London Guide.com – Photograph by Alan Kean

The statue is expected to remain in Paternoster Square until the end of June.

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WOW – Woman of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre – 1st to 8th March 2015.

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WOW – Women of the World is a global festival (1 – 8 March 2015) celebrating the achievements of women and girls and also looks at the obstacles that prevent them from achieving their potential and contributing to the world. With a diverse range of talks and debates, music and performance, parties, a marketplace, networking and much more, the festival brings together women and men to speak about how they are making the world a fairer place and why it matters.

WOW – Women of the World has happened in London, Derry-Londonderry, Cardiff, Cambridge, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ethiopia, New York, Australia and Baltimore.

This festival celebrates the achievements of women and girls and also looks at the obstacles that prevent them from achieving their potential and contributing to the world. The festival is celebrating  its fifth year and offers  a week of talks, debates, concerts, film, comedy and workshops.

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Bridget Christie leads the comedy line-up, while WOW’s annual night of laughs and music, ‘Mirth Control’, will star Sarah Millican, Sandi Toksvig and Sue Perkins. Speakers will include Caitlin Moran, Eve Ensler, Annie Lennox, Juliet Stevenson, Gemma Cairney and Kirsty Wark and BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour will broadcast live from the festival.

There will be a large number of events with the following ticketing:

Free events, just turn up.
Everyone can attend these. You don’t need a WOW Day Pass* or additional ticket.

Free events, but ticket required.
These events are also free, but take place in smaller venues or spaces. We ticket them to keep an eye on numbers. You can get a ticket for free online or in person from our Ticket Office.

Day Pass* & 3 Day Pass** events.
A wristband is required to attend these. You are provided with one when you buy either a WOW Day Pass* or WOW 3 Day Pass**. (Please note, your Day Pass or 3 Day Pass does not give you access to Stand Alone events.)
Buy WOW Friday Day Pass (6 March only) – £20
Buy WOW Saturday Day Pass (7 March only) – £20
Buy WOW Sunday Day Pass (8 March only) – £20
Buy WOW 3 Day Pass (6 – 8 March) – £45

Stand Alone events.
These are not included in any WOW Day Pass* or the WOW 3 Day Pass**. A separate ticket needs to be purchased for these events.

For information about the many events, visit the Festival website here

London Visitors is the official blog for the Visiting London Guide .com website. The website was developed to bring practical advice and latest up to date news and reviews of events in London.
Since our launch in January, we attract thousands of readers each month, the site is constantly updated.
We have sections on Museums and Art Galleries, Transport, Food and Drink, Places to Stay, Security, Music, Sport, Books and many more.
There are also hundreds of links to interesting articles on our blog.
To find out more visit the website
here