A really ace zine workshop is taking place at Ladyfest Manchester on the 8th of November with lots of zines to read, browse and sharing experiences about making zines and meeting people who make them!
Original Press Release:
Have you heard? The most amazing women's art and music festival is coming to Manchester very soon! The Slits
are headlining, and we offer a free evening creche (need to book ahead on
It's happening at The Zion Arts Centre, Manchester, Friday 7th to Sunday 9th November 2008
Ladyfest is a female-focused not-for-profit arts and music festival.
Want to be a part of it? Volunteer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers get a FREE PASS!!!
Ladyfest Manchester is a celebration of women in the creative and cultural arts - from music to literature; from the visual arts to
We also provide a space for workshops on a range of topics from creative/practical skill-sharing to informative explorations of
sees the most amazing cabaret night Manchester has hosted in some time in the form of the excellent Lady Carnival. Hosting the
night is Rosie Lugosi who will compere a night of burlesque, performance, poetry, dancing and music from the following ladies :
Kaye Mitchell, Lou Whatling, Your Orange Coat, Pianofingers, Ultra Violet Violence, Leni Ward and Sisters of Transistors.
It's also the first band night, featuring the cream of the North's music talent from Zombina and the Skeletones, Vile Vile Creatures, GeekGirl,
Sophies Pidgeons and Town Bike, followed by dancing until 2am from the finest indie/riot grrrl/alternative DJ's Lola and the Cartwheels and
will see the second cabaret night with Gnu and The Shrew and Madame Laycock and her Debeno Pleasures, a fantastic panel of ladies discussing feminist issues including Miranda Sawyer and Amelia Fletcher of Tallulah Gosh/Heavenly/Tender Trap fame, a whole host of art on display throughout the building, variety of films shown throughout the day and, of course, the second band night featuring Manda Rin (ex-Bis), Hooker, Shrag, Kids Love Lies, Penny Broadhurst, Miss The Occupier, Suicidal Birds and The Duloks, again followed until dancing until 2am in two rooms playing everything from indiepop to dance (more details on the ladyfest website)
will see more art, more film (all details on the website www.ladyfestmanchester.com) and more music from the godmothers of female
punk themselves, The Slits, also The Bobby McGees, The Lovely Eggs, Hotpants Romance, Candy Panic Attack, Hug Party and Mc Envy.
Saturday and Sunday will also see a whole host of workshops from everything from self-defense for women to car mechanics, from radio
presentation to Asian women's issues.
Buy your tickets from www.wegottickets.com/f/398
Please note there are concessions for under 18's but ID must be provided on the door.
Weekend passes cost £28 maximum.
If you cannot pay for tickets via the internet, please contact the Zion Centre
and arrange to buy a ticket directly from them on 0161 226 1912