The Syndicate is proud and excited to be collaborating with Oxford's Broken Spoke Bike Co-op on a festival of Women & Bicycles, to celebrate International Women's Day.
The two-day event will celebrate the many wonderful ways in which we're all changing the world, with a glittering cast of speakers, including Syndicate athletes, cycling celebrities, and up-and-coming heroes.
There will also be practical workshops to help you put your cycling ambitions into action (whether it's cycling to work or cycling round the world), guided rides for all levels, yoga classes for the flexible and inflexible, delicious home-cooked food, a chance to try out clothing and accessories and dozens of new friends, allies and riding buddies.
As well as Syndicate athletes Lee Craigie, Laura Moss, Rickie Cotter and Emily Chappell, speakers will include:
- Josie Dew (author and veteran cycle tourer)
- Isla Rowntree (designer and founder of Islabikes)
- Maryam Amatullah (award-winning cycle trainer)
- Alex Feechan (designer and founder of Findra clothing)
- Karen Gee (creator of Cycle Sprog family cycling website)
- Laura Moss (founder of the Cycle Touring Festival)
- Jools Walker (cycle style blogger and presenter)
- Kimberley Tew (founder of The Roasting House)
- Becci Curtis (founder of VeloVedic)
- Naomi Mahendran (founder of The Cycling Store)
- Sarah Connolly (creator of Pro Women's Cycling)
- Polly Clark (yoga teacher and mountain bike guide)
The event welcomes all genders, ages, shapes and sizes, keen cyclists and aspiring cyclists and bike-curious alike – as well as showcasing major players in the cycling world, and giving all guests a chance to try something different, learn something new, push their boundaries, face their fears, or just sit and listen to some really good stories.
Venue: East Oxford Community Centre, 44 Princes Street, Oxford, OX4 1DD.