Dear Teacups,

This month the Teacups are gearing up for Ladyfest Ten Festival on the 12th, 13th and 14th of November. Tickets have just gone on sale, and what a fantastic festival line-up we have for all you lovely peeps. Check out the Ladyfest Ten website for full programme listings. The Teacups have been busy organising the Performance art, Visual art, Comedy and Music programme. So make sure you don’t miss the 10 year anniversary of the global DIY feminist movement.

Calling all artists and filmmakers its still not too late to submit your work to the open submissions for Ladyfest Ten art exhibition and film screenings. Ladyfest Ten film team are looking for female film makers to submit their work for screenings at the festival.
Check out the Ladyfest Ten website for more info:
Plus the Ladyfest Ten art collective are still open to submissions for their postcard project. Find out more here:

This Tuesday the 5th of October is the last in the series of SO SHE SAID; Storm in a Teacups monthly Ladyfest Ten fundraiser celebrating women and words. A night of spoken word, poetry,  storytelling and comedy, as well as three rather awesome guest poets, Hannah Ballou as our host for the evening plus OPEN MIC! So if you’re a storyteller, writer, poet or comedienne please email to secure your slot.

Also roll up, roll up for the last three Swallows & Amazons life drawing salons of the season. On October the 12th we have a Japan themed salon hosted by Cherry Blossom Bakewell sharing Japanese ink and manga drawing techniques. With models Hanami Hannah and Empress Mazuki. On October the 19th don’t miss the fabulous Belles of London City morris dancing trio performing and posing for our English folk themed salon. Then on the 26th of October ‘Death Becomes Her’ Halloween themed special. Featuring werewolf versus vampire battle scenes, zombie prom queens, haunted paintings and Jackie-O-Lantern posing for your drawing pleasure. Spaces limited so email to reserve your place or get there on time to grab a seat.

Also not to miss; Saturday October the 16th Verity Flecknell (SIATC) and Annette Barlow (The Girls Are…) are Djing at Club Motherfucker’s 6 year anniversary shindig and also coming up; Ladyfest Ten’s “Girl Fawkes Night” at the Southbank with music from Lulu and the Lampshades and You are Wolf, storytelling from Vanessa Wolf.

What an exciting month before Ladyfest eh?!

Please visit our blog site to find out how to get involved in the collective and to keep up with the latest news.




**PEARL BANG> Saturday 2nd of October SIATC’s Verity Flecknell & The Girls Are..Annette Barlow DJ @ The George Tavern, Stepney.

**SIATC & Ladyfest Ten >Tuesday 5th of October ’So She Said’ Women and Words @ The Victoria, Mile End. Three guest poets, performance art, comedy, Open Mic!
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>12th of October > Swallows & Amazons alternative life drawing salon @ The Victoria, Mile End. Japan themed. Ink and manga techniques. Models Hanami Hannah and Empress Muzuki. Facebook groupFacebook event

>16th of October > Club Motherf*cker > SIATC’s Verity Flecknell & Annette Barlow (The Girls Are…) DJ for Ladyfest Ten alongside a stellar lineup including Dance Magic Dance DJ set and JD Samson from Le Tigre/MEN DJ set @ Corsica Bar 10pm-4am. Facebook Event

>19th of October > Swallows & Amazons alternative life drawing salon @ The Victoria, Mile End. Featuring: The Belles of London City  Folk theme.
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>23rd of October > ‘Just a Girl’ Battle of the Bands > Live Final! A Ladyfest Ten fundraiser @ The Horatia, N7 8JE
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>26th of October > Swallows & Amazons alternative life drawing salon returns @ The Victoria, Mile End. “Death Becomes her” Halloween theme.
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>5th November > Girlfawkes Night> Ladyfest Ten presents; Lulu and the Lampshades, Storytelling, spokenword and craftavism. 5.30pm @ QEH Southbank Centre. Free. >

LADYFEST TEN Festival > 12th, 13th, 14th November 2010
Tickets now available from We Got Tickets:

Over and out,
Verity Flecknell

Storm in a Teacup
Female Arts Collective

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