10and5’s Creative Womxn is back! Our annual Creative Womxn Conference returns this month, and following two monumental years, it’s expanding to a weeklong focus on womxn-run creative spaces and womxn doing crucial work within the creative sphere across the country. With an editorial series, dine-arounds, an auction and parties, plus more, the weeklong event series will culminate in a one-day conference on 26 August. 23 August – Creative Womxn Charity Auction Aspire Art Auctions will be facilitating a one-night only Creative Womxn charity auction with a variety of coveted art by top South African artists and designers. Proceeds of this auction will go the 28 Reasons, which works within communities to provide schoolgirls with sanitary education and products that help girls stay healthy and attend school. Tickets for the charity auction are R65 per person and will include a welcome drinks and a cash bar at the venue. Purchase a ticket. 24 August – Creative Womxn Dine-Arounds Some of Gauteng’s most established creative womxn will be simultaneously hosting dinners across Gauteng. These gatherings are a precursor to the Creative Womxn Conference; creating an atmosphere in which conference attendees from various communities can network and build relationships . Tickets for the dine-arounds are R350 per person. Purchase a ticket. 26 August – Creative Womxn Conference Taking place for the first time at Constitution Hill’s Women Gaol, in Johannesburg, Creative Womxn Conference 2017 includes speakers and panelists across diverse creative disciplines, and will provide a space for womxn creatives to further engage, build together and learn from one another. Tickets for the Creative Womxn Conference are R750 per person and include refreshments and lunch. Purchase a ticket. To read more about last year’s event, visit our Creative Womxn Conference site.