Ladyfest London is a celebration of the achievements of women, primarily in music and the arts. It is run by volunteers on a not-for-profit basis, with money raised being donated to womens charities. Although it is organised predominantly by women the festival is open to all.
Ladyfest London will be organised around several concerts in central London, showcasing the best in underground and alternative music. Headliners are Chicks on Speed, Electrelane, Katastrophy Wife and The Gossip.
We Start Fires (featuring Becky who occasionally writes for DiS) will be playing at Ladyfest London on Friday 2nd August. The band are playing Upstairs @ The Garage between 1 and 5 pm alongside Manchester riot grrrls Valerie and Scottish electro-pop wonders Motormark. Friday evening sees performances at The Garage from Katastrophy Wife, Lolita Storm and Mika Bomb.
Prices are £40 for a 4-day full pass, and £15 for a day pass, except for Thursday 1st August day passes which are £10. Tickets are available from Mean Fiddler outlets.