October 2011

Reclaim the Night 2011 launch gig

Thursday, 6 October, 2011 - 11:21

To launch this year’s Oxfordshire Reclaim the Night, a line up of local female artists will perform a special gig at The Port Mahon on Monday 10 October.
Performers will include poets Lucy Ayrton and Anna Hobson, Tamara and The Martyrs, jazz singer and pianist Rachel Hughes, acoustic guitar based singer songwriter Hannah Bruce, MC Exonic and Claudia and Jessie, an operatic aria performance (Mozart).
The gig will start at 7.30pm at The Port Mahon, 82 St. Clements Street, Oxford. See more at the Facebook page - and invite your friends!...

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Launched! Reclaim the Night 2011

Sunday, 16 October, 2011 - 08:31

By Tamara of Tamara and the Martyrs

This article originally featured on performer Tamara's blog, Tamiad

Monday night was all about charity. It was 'Reclaim the Night' at the Port Mahon organized by Nicola Jane Peters to raise awareness about violence against women.

First on stage was Jazz singer and pianist, Rachel Hughes. She opened with a new song of hers called 'Sometimes Love is Poisonous.' After a softly spoken preamble in which she...

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Oxford International Women's Fringe Festival

Tuesday, 18 October, 2011 - 18:50

Poetry, music, stand-up, discussions, craftivism, films, and much more.


From October 21st to 23rd at various locations.

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Reclaim the Night this Friday 28 October 6.30pm!

Monday, 24 October, 2011 - 15:56

violence against women must end - labels

The 2011 Oxfordshire Reclaim the Night march takes place this Friday evening, 28 October, meeting 6.30pm at Gloucester Green. We'll march around the city centre making a noise about violence against women, and tying decorative labels with messages about violence against women - and the phone number for Oxford Rape Crisis - onto railings and streetsigns. Bring your selves, your passion, your favourite chants, and placards and banners.

The march is women-only - for all who self-identify as women and experience gender violence as female-perceived.

Mixed rally at Ruskin...

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Reclaim the Night films and press coverage!

Monday, 31 October, 2011 - 09:55

On Friday 28 October we marched through Oxford to Reclaim the Night, raising our voices to end violence against women.

The march got some great press coverage in the Oxford Mail, and the Oxford Journal.

UK Feminista put up our post about using radical...

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