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WITCiH Festival at The Barge House

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Time 19:00
Date 26/09/18
Price £18

WITCiH - The State of Gender? - the three-night festival celebrating women, technology and creativity. Featuring Bishi, Gazelle Twin, Dr. Di Mainstone, Vicky O'Neon, Rebekah Ubuntu and more.

Running from: Wed 26 - Fri 28 Sep.

WITCiH believes in increasing visibility for Women in the creative industries. WITCiH believes ‘The State Of Gender?’ is constantly evolving and needs questioning as the tech industries develop and pushes women to the forefront of change.

For this three-day festival, WITCiH has commissioned four new music based audiovisual works created by four new up-and-coming artists, which will receive their world premiere at the festival.

Topping the bill each will be a star guest performer or lecturer talking about their own unique journey through creative tech.

Wednesday 26 September

Miri Kat

Thursday 27 September
Dr. Di Mainstone
Lia Mice
Vicky O'Neon

Friday 28 September
Gazelle Twin {Special Lecture}
Rebekah Ubuntu

Funded by the PRS Foundation, this is the inauguration of WITCiH as a commissioning platform.

COMPETITION: Win 1x pair of tickets to attend WITCiH Festival - The State of Gender? at The Barge House at 18:00 on Thursday 27 September. To enter the competition, send an email to vienna@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. The winner will be randomly selected.

Q: Since this September's WITCiH Festival is titled 'The State of Gender?', it seemed only fitting to ask a question about *drum roll*... High heel shoes! So here it is: The first high heel wearers are believed to have been men, sometime around the ninth / tenth century. The heel was reportedly developed specifically for riding, to keep the rider's foot from slipping out of the stirrups. But, which calvary are said to have started this trend?
A: .1) Life Guards .2) Persian Cavalry .3) Queen's Royal Irish Hussars .4) Marlborough Cavalry