Pultizer prize winner Alice Walker heads a WOW weekend for women at The Southbank Centre. (From Surrey Comet)
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The Southbank Centre hosts the WOW Festival with The Colour Purple author Alice Walker, Dame Jenni Murray and Ruby Wax
The Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Colour Purple, Alice Walker is one of the headline speakers at the annual Women of the World (WOW) Festival in London's Southbank Centre this weekend.
The author, poet, and women's activist will be in conversation with director Pratiba Parmar on Sunday evening after the premiere of a new documentary about Ms Walker's life.
The WOW global festival welcomes women and men of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate women’s achievements and discuss the obstacles they face across the world today.
A packed programme following on from International Women's Day, includes talks, concerts and workshops led by a host of female talent. Comedian Ruby Wax, gender equality author Naomi Wolf and BBC Women's Hour host Dame Jenni Murray will be taking part.
For more information on the full programme across the weekend visit http://wow.southbankcentre.co.uk/