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Girl Gang Leeds Birthday Fest 2020
15 Feb 2020 1pm
We're celebrating our 3rd birthday with our annual birthday fest, featuring bands, artists, poetry, spoken word and more!
Manchester based all-girl punk grunge band are "angry and honest" with grungey riffs, a heavy beat and an eclectic mix of clean and shrieking vocals.
Feminist punk band from Notts/Derby, Babe Punch are bringing their 'frenzied pop-punk' energy and grunge/punk influences.
BRIDGET HART (spoken word/poetry)
Bristol-based writer, intersectional feminist, podcaster and curator; Bridget’s poetry is a love-letter to survivor solidarity. Having performed with the likes of Petrol Girls, their "beautiful anger" will be a powerful show not to be missed.
"Two women, two Xs, one big sound" - Arxx are a Brighton-based garage rock gal-pal duo with a "knack for bruising riffs and deadpan lyrics" and a "no f***s spirit" (NME)
LUCINDA LIVINGSTONE (solo)
Vocalist and guitarist of lo-fi duo Cultdreams and bassist of Watford punks Nervus, Lucinda's solo work features open and honest lyricism, effects-heavy guitar and early shoegaze and riot grrl influence.
Non-binary dinopunk band babes from Bristol playing queer indie-punk influenced by the likes of Fresh and Martha.
SUNDAY PRACTISE (spoken word/poetry)
A selection of poets from the Sunday Practise will be performing their work live. The Sunday Practise is a live music and poetry night run by WOC, currently based at Sela Bar in Leeds.
CHLOE HAWES (solo)
Chloe is a Manchester-based singer/songwriter (originally from Essex) playing a blend of folk, rock and Americana music, get down early to catch her!
WILTED FLOWER (solo & poetry)
Nottingham-based musician and poet Michaela performs under Wilted Flower - writing about mental health, love, and loss.
Plus a selection of artist stallholders and live portraits by MollyPukes!
Tickets £7 (+bf) available through Eventbrite, some tickets will also be available on the door.
Thank you to The Prawn Shop for our beautiful poster ♥
Wharf Chambers is a members' club and you need to be a member, or guest of a member, in order to attend. To join, please visit wharfchambers.org/membership. Membership costs £1 and requires a minimum of 48 hours to take effect.
GIRL GANG Leeds is a creative community working to celebrate and uplift people in Leeds by creating fun, safe and empowering spaces for women and non-binary people.
We put on parties, workshops, meetups, exhibitions and more and are always seeking new collaborations. Girl Gang Leeds is a sister community with Girl Gang Edinburgh, Girl Gang Manchester and GIRL GANG Sheffield.
We expect everyone to be able to have a good time at our events. We won’t tolerate harassment or abuse of any kind, and we work closely with our venues to maintain a safe environment for all.
Please note that for this event we will have a 'safer spaces' representative on the team who will be clearly visible to speak to if you have any problems.
If you see or experience something that needs to be reported - please talk to us or a member of staff. We’re working hard to create safe, empowering spaces and we value your contribution to our positive community!
Safer spaces agreement at Wharf Chambers:
Please be aware of ongoing discussions at Wharf Chambers to improve their accountability regarding racism, full details have been collated by Wharf Members Against Racism!
During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.
- Wheelchair access
Two entrances – the front door, which is up steps from the street, and a ramped, wheelchair accessible back door, accessed via the alleyway to the left of the front door.
Full detailed accessibility info here: http://www.wharfchambers.org/accessibility/
- Adults only
- Wheelchair access
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