Our friends at The Bechdel Sound Test are hosting a 3-day weekend of musical solidarity for International Women’s Day. All events on a donate what you can afford basis with 100% of proceeds going to Young Women’s Trust. Get involved …

Saturday: Online gig

The weekend kicks off 7pm (GMT) with an online gig featuring Hurtling, Kitty Fitz, Gold Baby & Hannah Rose Kessler.

Sunday: Online Yoga

10am to 11am GMT. A yoga class will be taught by Lydia Paris, a fully qualified yoga teacher based in Peckham. The session will be inclusive and suited for beginners should you be new to yoga and want to give it a try! The class will also feature a soundtrack carefully chosen by Bechdel DJs featuring the finest chilled and relaxing ambient sounds from female musicians and producers.

Sunday: Online Family Disco

A Daytime Disco Dance Party aimed at kids under the age of 11 and their parents (or responsible adults). The Disco will be hosted via Zoom link and will feature songs from your favourite female characters, girl groups and bands. Disco lights, sequins and glitter welcome!

Sunday: Online Feminist Pop Culture Quiz

7-9pm GMT The Bechdel Crew are promising a fun evening to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 and quiz you on your feminist pop culture knowledge! There will be some special giveaways and laughs a plenty.

Monday: Bechdel WNBC Radio Takeover

From 10:30 – 6:30PM Bechdel DJs throughout the years will be taking over the WNBC London radio airwaves on International Women’s Day 2021 with a selection of specially curated shows to celebrate women & gender minority artists in music. The show will be broadcasted from The Book and Record Bar. If you can’t listen live to the radio shows they will be posted up to Mixcloud shortly afterwards.