What we do

“Practical Woman sounds like a fantastic idea which will equip women with important practical skills”
Rt Hon Emily Thornberry MP

Practical Woman is a community interest company aiming to empower and equip women in Islington and the surrounding areas with practical skills.

Upcoming workshops

“Everything was a mystery and now I feel like I could have a go myself”
Feedback from a workshop attendee

Do you want to improve your DIY skills? Book for our one-day workshops to try new things in a supportive environment. £40 including all materials

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Pay it forward

We’re passionate about supporting vulnerable women to take part in our practical DIY workshops. We believe learning practical skills can help to empower women. We’re aiming to raise £800 to help us to run workshops for those in need.

If you’d like to help us, please pledge to our crowdfunding campaign.