Articles about Events
The music women make when left to their own devices is often sidelined. Julia Downes, editor of 2012's Women Make Noise, previews an upcoming discussion in Sheffield on 16 October about DIY feminist efforts to counter this
Julia Downes // 13 October 2014
Sophie Mayer recommends documentaries to watch out for, hand-picked from this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest line-up
Sophie Mayer // 22 July 2014
Inspired by a biopic of Alice Walker, Huma Munshi reminds us we cannot deny race in feminist discourse
Huma Munshi // 30 March 2013
In January Ruth Rosselson attended a series of events held to celebrate the work of electronic composer and Radiophonic Workshopper Delia Derbyshire. She shares her experience of the Delia Derbyshire Day here
Ruth Rosselson // 25 February 2013
Ania Ostrowska is charmed by a conference on revolutionary gender politics. But how radical was it on the day?
Ania Ostrowska // 24 February 2013
Sophie Mayer hugs, shares, learns and grows with Barbara Hammer's Active Cinema during the latter's retrospective at Tate Modern in London
Sophie Mayer // 19 February 2012
Horror films can be slash-fests that linger over torture of female victims. Or they can be feminist and subversive. Mathilda Gregory reviews the Bloody Women strand at this year's Bird's Eye View Film Festival
Mathilda Gregory // 8 April 2011
Catherine Redfern gives some personal reflections on the Women's Liberation Movement @ 40 conference
Catherine Redfern // 18 March 2010
Wisrutta Atthakor reports back from Edinburgh's second Ladyfest, a festival centring women's art and music, replete with workshops, comedy and stand-up. Includes an interview with Zorras
Wisrutta Atthakor // 3 October 2009
Yasmin Eshref attended a creative writing course for girls and young women at The Women's Library
Yasmin Eshref // 14 August 2009
Literature-loving women flocked to York last month for the UK's only lesbian arts festival. Milly Shaw reports back
Milly Shaw // 3 November 2008
Why have so few women won the Turner Prize? Sue Gilbert argues that the award's youth has not protected it from sexism in the art world
Sue Gilbert // 2 April 2008
Rollerderby is a contact sport with a DIY, punk aesthetic, and it has taken North America by storm. Now London's Rollergirls have gotten their skate on with their first ever bout. Team member Rose Hypnol describes the big day
Rose Hypnol // 1 October 2007
Three days at a woman-only rock camp, then perform an original song in front of a real live audience. Sounds scary? More like inspiring, says Laura Kidd
Laura Kidd // 4 September 2007
Bailey reports on a thought-provoking film and speaker event organised by the Women's Resource Centre, in November in London
Glencora Bailey // 18 November 2006
'The girl behind the man behind the gun,' reads a poster for Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. But this Imperial War Museum exhibition does not leave women in the wings, writes Tamlyn Monson.
Tamlyn Monson // 19 April 2004
Performed by the Company of Women at the Globe Theatre, 2003
Ealasaid Gilfillan // 18 September 2003
Where do we locate female sexuality? Pin-ups? Pussies? Tamlyn Monson explains how a somewhat ill-conceived exhibition by two male photographers yields an inadvertent answer.
Tamlyn Monson // 19 August 2003
'Star of Venus' queries Lucy Gollogly's review of Richard Kern's artwork, and below, Lucy responds.
Lucy Gollogly // 16 September 2002
Catherine Redfern watches the famous play.
Catherine Redfern // 16 May 2001