Girl Gang Leeds Birthday Fest 2020 – Wharf Chambers – 15th Feb

Sat 15th February 2020
@ Wharf Chambers - Leeds

We’re celebrating our 3rd birthday with our annual birthday fest, featuring bands, artists, poetry, spoken word and more!

WITCH FEVER
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.
https://witchfever.bandcamp.com/

BABE PUNCH
Feminist punk band from Notts/Derby, Babe Punch are bringing their ‘frenzied pop-punk’ energy and grunge/punk influences.
https://www.babepunch.com/

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.
About Me

ARXX
“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)
https://arxxband.bandcamp.com/

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.
https://www.instagram.com/lucindalivingstone

NERVOUS REX
Non-binary dinopunk band babes from Bristol playing queer indie-punk influenced by the likes of Fresh and Martha.
https://nervousrexpunks.bandcamp.com/

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.
https://www.facebook.com/thesundaypractise

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!
https://chloehawes.bandcamp.com/

WILTED FLOWER (solo & poetry)
Nottingham-based musician and poet Michaela performs under Wilted Flower – writing about mental health, love, and loss.
https://wiltedflower.bandcamp.com/

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 <3 Accessibility info: 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/ 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: http://www.wharfchambers.org/the-club/safer-spaces/ 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!