Celebrating women's past + empowering our future

Spring Forward is a month-long celebration of the role of women in digital culture and runs throughout March in parallel with Women's History Month.

Our mission

To encourage women to take a greater role in digital by creating a platform that promotes digital community events organised by women for women.


SheSays Brighton

Thu 8th March, 18:00 Pub Du Vin Brighton

Welcome to a special SheSays Brighton panel event.

Featuring writer and activist Emily Yates; senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Dr Aristea Fotopoulou; Tasha Mansley, expert on social issues for young people; local award winning 'mum blogger' Bridget McGrath and Sunetta Kiarie from the Goodall Foundation.

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Brighton Digital Women

Thu 8th March, 18:00 PLATF9RM Brighton

With venue sponsorship by Platf9rm, Brighton Digital Women and Pure360 have teamed up to bring a gender inclusive International Women’s Day celebration to Brighton and Hove.

Join us for a prosecco drinks reception and photo boothing fun! Tickets are FREE but limited. Grab one now to avoid disappointment. We look forward to welcoming you!

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One Girl Band

Thu 8th March, 18:00 OGB, 8 Vine Street Brighton

One Girl Band celebrates it's one year aniversary at Vine Street with an International Women's Day event.

You'll be hearing from 5 speakers on topics that will set you up for success as a One Girl Band. Pizza and prosecco will obviously be involved, too.

Profits from ticket sales will go to Rise, and we will also be collecting donations of tampons and other sanitary products for Whitehawk Food Bank.

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Pixels and Prosecco

Fri 16th March, 18:30 68 Middle Street Brighton

Press Fire to Win are hosting an evening of talks from women who create games, playful experiences and events.

Open to all, everyone is welcome to come and join us for a glass of Prosecco or fizzy grape juice, a slice of cake and a relaxed evening of interesting talks.

More details to follow soon.


How to Create Your Tribe

Tue 27th March, 18:30 68 Middle Street Brighton

They say it takes a village to raise a child, I think it takes a Tribe to support our creative selves in this world of complexity.

Come together to hear my story and how my Tribe helped me be the person I want to be, sharing tips and ideas on how you can bring together your Tribe in a supportive way and will give you a format for your get-togethers that really works.



Thu 29th March, 18:00 68 Middle Street Brighton

BelongCon is a unique event that provides a safe space for people to share their stories and be open, honest, and vulnerable with each other.

This time, all our speakers are women, talking candidly about issues that impact women: from overcoming imposter syndrome, to managing post-natal depression, to discovering self-empowerment.

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Get involved!

Are you planning an event that supports the involvement of women and girls in tech and would like to be part of our programme for 2018? Or maybe you'd like to be a Spring Forward volunteer? Get in touch


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