Dangerous Women

Let’s hear it for the girls this week at Arts by the Sea.

Not for the faint hearted, the first UK appearance of Canadian all-female rockers Vag Halen at The Old Firestation on Thursday 9th October, pictured.

After taking last year’s Venice Biennale by the proverbials, these fiercely feminist hard-rock heroines are here to perform classic tunes as only Vag Halen can. Not to be missed!

Vag Halen are supported by FRAU DJS, Bournemouth’s legendary all-female DJ collective.

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Funny Women finalist and BBC Radio 4 regular Rosie Willby will be at The Winchester on Wednesday 8th October with her Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit, Nineties Woman.

Rosie studied at York University in the early 90s against a backdrop of John Major and Riot Grrrl. She discovered the women’s newspaper Matrix and decided to join the collective. And, yet, as a geeky electronics undergrad with an unfortunate perm and coming to terms with her sexuality, she didn’t quite fit in. In 2013 she discovered dusty copies of Matrix in her parents attic and decided to set about tracing some of the women…

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On Saturday 11th October, the Shelley Theatre welcomes the mysterious return of artist Zeralda Sinclair’s atmospheric art performance, The Brides.

The Resurrection of the Sea Brides continues the spooky tale of fated women who vanished out to sea at the end of last year’s festival.

Expect to be on the edge of your seat.

Tickets £10/£7.
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