The World is Listening

Nuala Honan

Nuala Honan

A diva with Waterbirds, a stomping folkster with Boudica Boogaloo, and a natural balladeer as a solo acoustic songwriter, there are few things Nuala hasn’t attempted. With Irish heritage but Australian born and raised, Nuala is now based in Bristol in the South-West of England. Nuala is one of the founding members of The World Is Listening, and is enthusiastic about using her wide range of DIY skills to advocate for women, including hosting the TWiL podcast. www.nualahonan.com Twitter @nualahonan facebook.com/nualahonanmusic  

Brighton Residency at The Rose Hill

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Join us as TWIL heads to Brighton for a weekend celebrating and supporting women in music this march! To celebrate International Women’s Day, we take our successful residency (as seen at Bristol’s Canteen) to Brighton’s coolest new arts hub, The Rose Hill – a place well suited to pushing boundaries, on March 25 & 26. The people at…

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New music premiere: Emma Ballantine – Secret Tunnel

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Singer songwriter Emma Ballantine has a new track out today, and we’re excited to be the very first to share it with the world! ‘Secret Tunnel’ is part of a project called Somebody’s Story, the track is the first of four new songs that the London-based artist, originally from Salisbury, will be sharing between now and March…

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Listen to our Panel Discussion from Shambala!

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  You will all remember of course, that we attended Shambala Festival in August of this year, in lovely Northamptonshire. We were welcomed on site to celebrate the women in music performing there, we conducted loads of interviews that have been making their way across the airwaves week by week on our BCfm Radio show…

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Submerge Festival: powerful feminist performance

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Submerge Festival presents powerful feminist performance around the black body, equality and freedom. FESTIVAL – 18/11/2016 – 20/11/2016 TICKETS via crack magazine Submerge is a new festival of audiovisual arts, electronic music and live performance happening in Bristol 18-20 Nov.  Each of the eight events which comprise the festival present a cross-curated mix of art-forms in unusual…

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In Discussion with Anoushka Shankar at Shambala Festival

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THE WORLD IS LISTENING PRESENTS: A Conversation on music, gender and race with Anoushka Shankar, Rioghnach Connolly & Gwyneth Herbert. When women now make up 16% of the UK Performers Rights Society, average about the same in performers at major UK festivals, and even less in producer and executive roles in the music industry, this…

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Combat The Critic at Shambala Festival 2016

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THE WORLD IS LISTENING PRESENTS: Combat the Critic – A workshop for women’s confidence in music The World is Listening is an organisation addressing the gender gap in the UK music industry, and creating an inspiring community to support and celebrate women in music. Their research so far has revealed that a major issue holding…

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TWIL on Mayfest Radio 2016

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Delve deeper into the world of women in performing arts with our series of shows for Mayfest Radio: Episode 1 – Clare Reddington and Kate Yedigarrof on the importance of diversity in the role as Creative Director (of Pervasive Media and MAYK respectively) Episode 2 – Anna Barrett, Verity Standen and Ellie Showering on lighting design, and…

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TWIL teams up with Shambala Festival 2016

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WE HAVE SOME EXCITING SUMMER NEWS! This month we will be heading to Shambala Festival to host you 2 incredible events on site: ‘Combat the Critic': a workshop for women’s confidence in music + a panel discussion with some amazing women performing at the festival. To celebrate, and to help shine a light on the…

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