With this year seeing a collaboration between Gorilla and the Deaf Institute, SHE PWR is back for this year’s International Women’s Day and there’s nowhere better to celebrate true female power
SHE PWR is back for another incredible International Women’s Day celebration with an all female-fronted lineup, welcoming those of all genders, orientations and disabilities. Tickets are just £5 which will give you Access All Areas to gain entry to all the event spaces across both venues, with all profits going to Manchester Action on Street Health.
Gorilla will be hosting live music, and a live Q&A, from female musicians. Hosted by DJ and presenter Hattie Pearson and a panel of inspirational women from in and around Manchester; discussing their careers, challenges, and the future of women in business.
Gorilla will also host a female makers market, showcasing independent freelance female artists and their work, from jewellers to bakers, illustrators and florists.
SHE PWR will also host spoken word artists Elsie Hadgraft, poet and feminist based artist duo GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS, who will be delivering screen printing workshops in the main bar to the soundtrack of an all female DJ line up throughout the evening from 4-11pm.
Upstairs in the music hall, will be a genre mash-up of the best in Manchester’s forward-thinking female virtuous with the likes of ILL, Witch Fever, Current Mood Girl and Julia Bardo, a stellar line up from indie rock, grunge to electronica from 7 pm -10 pm.
Lastly, the basement in Deaf Institute will be transformed into ‘Fat Outs Late Night Karaoke Dungeon’, hosted by Marilyn Misandry and Louise Woodcock from 10 pm – 3 am. For this extra special occasion they will be celebrating all the badass females and their music, so head to the basement to get rowdy, sing your hearts out and celebrate the women who showed the boys how it’s really done.
Make sure you get to the event early, just to guarantee entry to the events of your choice.
Venue: Deaf Institute / Gorilla
Date: Friday 8th March
Cost: £5 per person
Gorilla, 54-56 Whitworth St W, Manchester M1 5WW
0161 826 2998
The Deaf Institute, 135 Grosvenor St, Manchester M1 7HE
0161 276 9350