The wonderful poster for this year's Suffragette City by Stan Chow.
The featured suffragette is Emmeline Pankhurst, and and the negative split effect draws inspiration from the artist Barbara Kruger.
Saturday March 7th sees the return of Suffragette City – the women-led all-day music event at The Refuge, which raises money for Greater Manchester women’s charities.
At a time when refuges are suffering deep cuts and many women’s groups have to rely on self-organisation to fundraise, coming together to make a difference is more important than ever.
Last year the event raised over £3k and we hope to smash that record and enjoy coming together in the same atmosphere of love, defiance and celebration.
Curated by Rina Ladybeige (The Social Service), Chris Massey (Electriks/Sprechen), Abigail Ward (Manchester Digital Music Archive) and Kath McDermott (BBC 6 Music), the day and night event will feature the usual array of female DJ talent playing cross-genre party music for discerning dancers.
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BASEMENT (£5 tickets) 10pm-3am
Philippa Jarman (Homo Electric)
Ladybeige (The Social Service)
Lil’ Fee and Veba
PUBLIC BAR (Free) 2pm-1am
Mix-Stress (Rebecca Never Becky)
BB (Supernature Disco)
Zoë & Leila (LIINES)
Reeshy vs Rinny
Justine Alderman (Across The Tracks)
Abigail Ward (Manchester Digital Music Archive)
Artwork is by celebrated Manchester designer Stan Chow.
A limited run of t-shirts and posters featuring Stan’s artwork will be sold to raise money. T-shirts are by Applique Apparel.
The public bar will be free to enter and the basement club night will be ticketed, with all proceeds going to:
Women Asylum Seekers Together in Greater Manchester (WAST)
Keeping our Girls Safe (KOGS)
Artefact added : 17th February 2020