16.15PM TO 17.00PM: HOW SUSTAINABLE IS YOUR WARDROBE? WITH MARIE-CLAIRE DAVEU

Kering’s Chief Sustainability Officer, MARIE-CLAIRE DAVEU on ushering in a new era for ethical, sustainable fashion.

SPEAKERS: MARIE-CLAIRE DAVEU // TAMSIN BLANCHARD

17.30PM TO 18.15PM: MODERN FEMININITY WITH MOLLY GODDARD AND SUSIE LAU

Rihanna in a tulle dress and trainers? Serena Williams giving a killer serve in a tutu? Designer MOLLY GODDARD sits down with fashion journalist, SUSIE LAU, to discuss how the girly became fierce.

SPEAKERS: MOLLY GODDARD // SUSIE LAU

17.45PM TO 18.30PM: THE POWER OF SPORTS COLLECTIVES

From the office to the streets, 2018 has been a year in which women have banded together to get ahead – and now it’s happening on the courts, too. From football to basketball, team sports provide fun, fitness and networking. From football zines to basketball teams, get ready to find your crew.

SPEAKERS: BWALYA NEWTON // KATE BOSOMWORTH // NELLIE EDEN

18.45PM to 19.30PM: INSTAGRAM AND THE NEW DIVERSITY WITH EVA CHEN

Instagram’s Director of Fashion partnerships EVA CHEN hosts a discussion about how Instagram has changed the conversation around representation in fashion and beyond.

SPEAKER: EVA CHEN

20.00PM TO 20.45M: THIS IS BRITAIN: IDENTITY IN A POST BREXIT WORLD

From fashion to feminism, politics to pop culture, author AFUA HIRSCH and CHIDERA EGGERUE aka THE SLUMFLOWER discuss history, identity and what it means to be British in 2018.

SPEAKERS: AFUA HIRSCH // CHIDERA EGGERUE

ALL DAY ACCESS

ACCESS ONLY. Your all-day access ticket will grant you entry to the Saatchi Gallery and all open areas of ELLE Weekender including the ELLE Edit, ELLE Marketplace, Beauty Bar and ELLE Café. General access does not include talks. Talk tickets will need to be purchased separately.

VIP TICKETS

LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE – All day access to Saatchi Gallery and open areas of the event including the ELLE Edit, ELLE Marketplace, Beauty Bar and ELLE Café. Enjoy priority access to the venue, an exclusive ELLE Weekender goodie bag worth over £150, a complimentary drinks token and queue jump for all talks. Talk tickets need to be purchased separately.

10.15AM TO 11.00AM: SOUNDING OFF: THE WOMEN CHANGING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

What does it mean to be a woman in music in 2018? From taking babies on world tours, breaking into the rap world and interviewing Justin Bieber, Birmingham MC LADY LESHURR, BRIT nominee JESSIE WARE and Radio 1 presenter CLARA AMFO discuss their incredible experiences in the industry.

SPEAKERS: MC LADY LESHURR // JESSIE WARE // CLARA AMFO

10.15AM TO 11.00AM: HOW TO BE A CAREER DISRUPTOR

Writer and podcaster EMMA GANNON, BBC presenter MISHAL HUSAIN and author of Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women, OTEGHA UWAGBA, discuss how to navigate new career paths and be your own boss.

SPEAKERS: EMMA GANNON // MISHAL HUSAIN // OTEGHA UWAGBA

12.45pm to 13.30pm: MAISIE WILLIAMS AND THE WONDER WOMEN OF GEN-Z

With a starring role in Game of Thrones, 8 million Instagram followers and now, her own career app, Daisy, MAISIE WILLIAMS straddles the multi-hyphen career in a way that has become the norm for the digital natives of Gen-Z. From social media to activism, Maisie shares the power of her generation and shines a light on the wonder women to watch in 2019.

SPEAKER: MAISIE WILLIAMS

14.00PM TO 14.45PM: IS MONEY A FEMINIST WORD?

Having real, honest conversations about the money you earn is one of the last remaining social taboos. But doing exactly this could change your life — especially if you’re a woman. This panel will explore why it’s important to embrace the awkward conversations: who pays for what on a first date, what went wrong in your last pay-review, and ‘how the hell did you afford to buy a flat in London?’

SPEAKERS: ALEX HOLDER // DAISY WALKER // NAOMI OLULEYE

14.00PM TO 14.45PM: MY LIFE IN FASHTIVISM WITH KATHARINE HAMNETT SPEAKERS: KATHARINE HAMNETT AND MATTY BOVAN 

Whether it’s supporting LGTBQ rights, opposing wars or raising awareness of climate change, KATHARINE HAMNETT has been using fashion to make a political statement since the 80s. Here, she shares what it means to operate at the powerful intersection of fashion and activism

SPEAKERS: KATHARINE HAMNETT // MATTY BOVAN

15.15pm to 16.00pm: GOING FOR GOLD: HOW TO WIN LIKE AN ATHLETE

E4’s AJ ODUDU hosts a talk with Britain’s most successful sporting stars. European champion sprinter DINA ASHER-SMITH, heptathlete and all-round superstar MORGAN LAKE and 400 metre twin sprinters LINA and LAVIAI NIELSEN discuss the rigorous training, mental pressure and unwavering commitment that comes with being a trail-blazing, record breaking athlete.

SPEAKERS: DINA ASHER-SMITH // LINA and LAVIAI NIELSEN // MORGAN LAKE // AJ ODUDU

15.15PM TO 16.00PM: HOUSING GENERATION RENT: OUR FUTURE LIVES

For generations, buying a house, like landing a job or getting married, has been seen as a marker of adulthood, but for millennials the dream of home ownership is just that… a dream. Contending with rising house prices, student debt and a lack of affordable options, millennials are looking at new ways of living.

SPEAKERS: VICKY SPRATT // POLLY NEATE // SIAN BERRY

20.15PM TO 21.00PM: POETRY’S NEW WAVE

In 2018, it has never been more vital and relevant with a new wave of writers using the literary form to explore everything from sexuality to gang violence. Meet the artists making poetry cool again.

Speakers: JAMES MASSIAH // CALEB FEMI // BELINDA ZHAWI // GRETA BELLAMANCINA

20.15PM TO 21.00PM: WHY DO WE STILL NEED DIVERSITY PANELS ANYWAY?

When these panelists didn’t see themselves represented in the media, they decided to do something about it. Sharing their experiences in fashion and beyond, they discuss diversity: what’s been done, and what still needs to be done to make the industry a fairer, more representative place.

SPEAKERS: NAOMI SHIMADA // JAN DE VILLENEUVE // NEELAM GILL // MUNROE BERGDORF

ALL DAY ACCESS

ACCESS ONLY. Your all-day access ticket will grant you entry to the Saatchi Gallery and all open areas of ELLE Weekender including the ELLE Edit, ELLE Marketplace, Beauty Bar and ELLE Café. General access does not include talks. Talk tickets will need to be purchased separately.

VIP TICKETS

LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE – All day access to Saatchi Gallery and open areas of the event including the ELLE Edit, ELLE Marketplace, Beauty Bar and ELLE Café. Enjoy priority access to the venue, an exclusive ELLE Weekender goodie bag worth over £150, a complimentary drinks token and queue jump for all talks. Talk tickets need to be purchased separately.

10.15AM TO 11.00AM: THE UNTANGLING THE POLITICS OF HAIR

From the natural hair movement to the politics behind the buzzcut, hair stylist CHARLOTTE MENSAH, singer LAURA MVULA and influencer FREDDIE HARREL discuss the beauty of textured hair and why it’s finally time for it to be freed from the societal baggage.

SPEAKERS: CHARLOTTE MENSAH // LAURA MVULA // FREDDIE HARREL

12.45PM TO 13.30PM: YOUTHQUAKE: MEET THE NEXT GENERATION OF ACTIVISTS

In last year’s general election, the youth turnout was higher than at any other point in the last 25 years. Are young people reshaping the future of British politics? Activists SAFFIYAH KHAN and AMIKA GEORGE, Green Party MP AMEILIA WOMACK and the Labour Party’s LILY MADIGAN – the first transgender person to be elected as a women’s officer – weigh in.

SPEAKERS: LILY MADIGAN // MP AMEILIA WOMACK // AMIKA GEORGE // SAFFIYAH KHAN

14.00PM TO 14.45PM: THE POWER OF ASSERTIVENESS

What if you could communicate at all times with conviction, influence and presence – without ever having to fake it? To do this there’s one crucial skill you’ll need most: assertiveness. In this workshop, Amy Tez combines the art of acting with the skills of business to show us how – even in the most challenging of moments – we can feel confident and empowered.

SPEAKERS: AMY TEZ

15.15PM TO 16.00PM: THE POWER OF BLACK GIRL MAGIC

Broadcaster and entrepreneur JUNE SARPONG discusses the power of the Black Girl Magic movement with YOMI ADEGOKE and ELIZABETH UVIEBIENÉ, the breakout authors behind this years critically acclaimed “Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible”

SPEAKERS: JUNE SARPONG // YOMI ADEGOKE // ELIZABETH UVIEBIENÉ

ALL DAY ACCESS

ACCESS ONLY. Your all-day access ticket will grant you entry to the Saatchi Gallery and all open areas of ELLE Weekender including the ELLE Edit, ELLE Marketplace, Beauty Bar and ELLE Café. General access does not include talks. Talk tickets will need to be purchased separately.

VIP TICKETS

LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE – All day access to Saatchi Gallery and open areas of the event including the ELLE Edit, ELLE Marketplace, Beauty Bar and ELLE Café. Enjoy priority access to the venue, an exclusive ELLE Weekender goodie bag worth over £150, a complimentary drinks token and queue jump for all talks. Talk tickets need to purchased separately.

THE ELLE EDIT

Learn how to get dressed like a fashion editor through one of ELLE’s styling sessions, customisation stations or live shoots. Plus the chance to become an ELLE cover star brought to you by Harvey Nichols.

ELLE Café

Recharge at ELLE’s pop-up café serving an all-day menu of everything from morning snacks to evening cocktails, complete with a pop-up zine-library for you to read as you eat.

BEAUTY BAR

The place to go for instant beauty gratification – ELLE’s experts give Weekender guests a speedy and chic beauty fix with help from Feelunique.

THE PLAYROOM

ELLE’s fun house, a bespoke experiential area, open all weekend featuring brands such as Benefit and more.

ELLE MARKET

Shop the buzziest new labels and fashion insider favourite brands at this pop-up sale curated by the ELLE team.

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