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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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The World is Listening to Mayfest Radio!

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Mayfest Radio is back. Bolder, bigger, and broadcasting 24/7 from the beating heart of the festival. And this year, they’ve invited The World is Listening for a series of live shows shining a light on women in theatre, and the issues that face these women in the performing world. Hold up. What is Mayfest? Mayfest…

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The Canteen is Listening – another week of women!

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Last November we worked alongside the good people of Bristol’s most frequented free live music venue, The Canteen, to bring you a week of music featuring women, plus a drop in and workshops, to present a week long residency. This month to coincide with International Women’s Day, they’re at it again, this time off their…

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Under the radar: Black History Month

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This month is Black History month, and here at The World is Listening we take great pride in shining a light on some of the women who, we feel, might have fallen under the radar. We’ve compiled a playlist of some of the great unsung heroines in music, spanning punk, ska, hip hop and of…

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SAFFRON RECORDS – Bristol’s first Female Youth Record Label

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Last night we went along to celebrate the exciting launch of Saffron Records, a brand new music label dedicated to young women. The event was held up in Colston Hall’s vibey Terrace Bar, and featured some of Bristol’s most talented young female musicians, a varied crowd of young and old, with women behind cameras, mixing…

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