I am thrilled to draw your attention to Lancaster’s Feminist Arts Festival-Hear Me Roar 2016: Ages, Stages, Phases.
This will take place in various venues around Lancaster (UK) between the 8-13th March
World-renowned artist and activist Lois Weaver performs as her alter-ego, Tammy WhyNot, in What Tammy Needs to Know about Getting Old and Having Sex.
Award-winning Project O present their performance/artist talk/dance show Benz Punany.
A day-long symposium, Performing Feminism: Ages Stages, Phases,with a special contribution by acclaimed stand –up Ava Vidal, presented with support from the Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies at Lancaster University and Insight (Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts)
New performances from Stella Duffy, Becci Sharrock and Maja Bugge in a triple bill presentation.
Screenings of Still Alice starring Julianne Moore and the award-winning Iranian drama The Day I Became a Woman
As well as additional performances, talks and exhibitions Hear Me Roar! Festival 2016 includes a series of workshops. Highlights are:
Girls (and boys) come out to play for children and parents challenging gender assumptions.
Women’s Sexual Pleasure for women aged 18+ to explore sexual practices and their bodies.
Monotony asking the question ‘what would motherhood look like as a board game?’ by Maddy Costa and Mary Patterson.
Full listings and tickets are available at http://www.hear-me-roar.co.uk
Most events are on a ‘pay what you decide basis’ .
All gender, ages and all those going through various stages and phases are welcome .
Hope to see you there