Ladyfest London tickets on sale!

// 30 March 2008

ladyfest london 2008.jpgThirty five quid for a weekend of music, art, workshops and movies is not bad. Buy your tickets for Ladyfest London (9-11 May) here.

The Ladyfesters have also posted up a provisional line-up to whet your appetite here.

The programme is shaping up well:

FRIDAY MUSIC – THE UNDERWORLD From 6pm

Kimya Dawson (ex-Moldy Peaches) www.myspace.com/kimyadawson

Slow Club www.myspace.com/slowclub

The Bobby McGees www.myspace.com/thebobbymcgees

Melodica, Melody and Me www.myspace.com/mmmelodic

Monday Club www.myspace.com/mondayclubband

Your Heart Breaks www.myspace.com/yourheartbeaks

FILM PROGRAMME – ISLINGTON ARTS FACTORY From 2pm

Shorts: London Pix and Mix

I Think You Think I Think (15mins, UK, 2005) Anu Gopalakrishnan

Ophelia Learns to Swim (88 mins, USA, 2000) Jürgen Vsych

FRIDAY WORKSHOPS – ISLINGTON ARTS FACTORY From 11am

Cool Mum’s Coffee Morning & Discussion

Confronting White Privilege

Drumming and Guitar Playing Workshops

FRIDAY ART EXHIBITION OPENING – ISLINGTON ARTS FACTORY

Exhibition runs 9th-11th May- all day Featuring:

Nazita Matres Rezai

Bruna Marques

Nayana Fernandez

Kashink

Ochi Reyes

Silvana Mello

Alex Brew

Alison Henry

SATURDAY MUSIC- THE UNDERWORLD From 5pm

Robots in Disguise www.myspace.com/robotsindisguise

Matt and Kim www.myspace.com/mattandkim

New Bloods www.myspace.com/thenewbloods

Das Wanderlust www.myspace.com/daswanderlust

Comanechi www.myspace.com/comanechi

Party Weirdo www.myspace.com/partyweirdomusic

Drunk Granny www.myspace.com/drunkgranny

Vile Vile Creatures www.myspace.com/vilevilecreatures

Kasms www.myspace.com/kasmskasms

SATURDAY FILM – ISLINGTON ARTS FACTORY From 1pm

Beaver Lux (15 mins, UK, 2007) Dominique Golden & Saffron

Holloway + Erotica, A Journey into Female Sexuality (75 mins, Canada, 1997) Maya Gallus

F to M (8 mins, France, 2006) Sarah Claudon

Not so Black & White (3 mins, UK/Aus, 2007) Col Cruise

Girl Inside (70 mins, Canada, 2007) Maya Gallus

SATURDAY WORKSHOPS: Resource Centre and Islington Arts Factory – please check venue codes From 11am

Ladies in the Music Business Panel Discussion – RC

Songwriting – RC

Bike Maintenance – IAF

Race and Activism – RC

Lady and the Trans – IAF

Women and the Vote – Changing Culture, Changing Politics – RC

Screen Your World, Printing Desire – IAF

Body Positive – RC

Feminist Antiques Roadshow- IAF

Creative Activism – IAF

+ more TBC

SUNDAY PARTY! – THE UNDERWORLD From 5pm

Ladyfest Party! With Special Guests The Actionettes! Plus Twee as Fuck Djs with comedy, magic, dancing and music from Bearsuit, Betty and the Werewolves and more TBA

SUNDAY FILM: ISLINGTON ARTS FACTORY From 12pm

It Changed My Life (30 mins, UK, 1993)

Don’t Need You (40 mins, USA, 2006) + Female & Queer Words & Beats (40 mins, Germany 2006)

Anna from Benin (45 mins, Germany/ Benin, 2000) Monique Mbeka Phoba

Alleesi… an African Actress (69 mins, Niger, 2004) Rahmatou Keita

What are We Doing Tonight? (7 mins, Belgium ), No Way (22 mins, Belgium)

I Wanna be a Butch (3 mins, Belgium)

Not For Sale (22 mins, Belgium, 2006)

Vermeiren + The Future of Feminism (Ireland, 2007) Cara Holmes

SUNDAY WORKSHOPS: Resource Centre and Islington Arts Factory – please check venue codes

Long table discussion about riot grrrl – RC

Abortion Rights – RC

Feminists Without Borders – RC

Introduction to Website building – RC

Talk about Women in Prison – RC

How to Organise a Ladyfest – RC

DIY Publishing panel – RC

Crafternoon and swap shop – IAF

+ more TBC

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