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Category: Life
Ladyfest Bristol returns for 2007!

Ladyfest Bristol 2007 is a week-long not for profit festival celebrating the creativity and experiences of women. The events take place in venues across the city from Monday 27th August - Sunday 2nd September. The festival seeks to provoke thought and discussion about gender equality through workshops, art and music.
The programme features live music including Anat Ben David of Chicks on Speed, Rasha Shaheen and The Mentalists, and club nights covering hip-hop to indie music. Female DJ collectives Chicks with Decks, Dutty Girl and club nights Lipstick on Your Collar, Girl Wonder, Wonky, Cherry Bomb and Socialism take over venues across the city, from the Thekla Social in Bristol harbour to Cosies Wine Bar in St Paul's.

The Here Gallery, the Cube and Café Kino will also be showcasing work throughout the week by artists such as Nicola Dale and Leslie Wilson-Rutterford in a range of styles from fine arts to crafts.

Like previous Ladyfests across the globe, workshops are key to the festival. Feminist theory, women's history and creative workshops are scheduled alongside the music and arts programme, providing opportunities for learning and discussion.

"We felt that Ladyfest Bristol 2007 should recognise the diversity of what women are involved in across the city" say the organisers, "We hope that there will be something for women, men and kids to enjoy".

The festival launches on Monday 27th August at The Cube Microplex, featuring a rare live performance from Anat Ben-David of Chicks on Speed with support from Gaptooth, local DJs, film maker Lady Lucy's skateboarding documentary, 'Don't do Tricks' and a speaker from Bristol Fawcett Society explaining who will receive all profits made from the festival." (


United Kingdom
51° 27' 14.4252" N, 2° 36' 13.536" W
08/27/2007 - 09/02/2007
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