The QUEERS are REVOLTING at The People’s History Museum – Thursday 10th August – 6 to 8pm – Free Event

Instigate Arts take over People’s History Museum for this month’s Radical Late, presenting a night of creative, queer activism and art with work from The Penthouse, Ms Kate Keeper curated by Greg Thorpe, German Techno Lezbians, Kiss Me Again, Eva Serration, Michelle Hannah and more.Cutbacks are intersectional and as the LGBTQ+ community finds itself disproportionally affected, some of the most rad, creative queers respond with a night of creative activism. Because IF IT’S NOT A SITE OF RESISTANCE IT’S A SITE OF PROPAGANDA! You are invited to an evening, an event, an experience. It’s radical and it’s real, because the QUEERS ARE…

DWAN & Instigate Arts Curate ‘Wonder Women; Whose Festival Is It Anyway?’ at Manchester Central Library 11th March 2017 – 2 to 4pm – Free – Wonder Women

Whose Festival is it Anyway? Wonder Women 2017  Whose Festival is it Anyway? at Manchester Central Library, Manchester, 11 March 2017, free entry – Visit now As the 2017 festival draws to a close, Digital Women’s Archive North [DWAN] and Instigate Arts bring together this year’s contributing artists, producers, curators and groups for a lively and provocative panel discussion asking if feminist festivals are an act of disruptive activism in their own right, raising consciousness and introducing young activists to key moments in the history of their own movements and causes? It will look forward to 2018 and set out a bold vision for…

Instigate Arts Curates ‘Rebel Dykes’ at Home Manchester 12 March 2017 – Wonder Women

  Rebel Dykes at HOME, Manchester, 12 March 2017,  6 to 8 pm from £4.00 – Book now This queer-punk documentary is in post-production, and HOME will screen the work-in-progress cut which sold-out at BFI Flare in March 2016. Created by a Manchester-based queer film crew, Rebel Dykes tells the story of a bunch of kick-ass women from London in the post-punk 1980s. The Rebel Dykes challenged norms ahead of the international riot grrrl movement, and the film features women’s punk music, animation, archive material and recreated footage. The film will be followed by a showcase of incendiary poetry and performance put together by…

Instigate Arts Curates ‘Dolly Mixtures’ at The Royal Exchange 3rd March 2017 – Wonder Women – FREE EVENT

Dolly Mixtures at Royal Exchange Theatre, City Centre, 3 March 2017,  7.30pm to 10pm -FREE EVENT – BOOK HERE A variety showcase of the most cutting edge feminist theatre and performance. From poetry to dance, from theatrical performance to cabaret and much more. Expect to be rattled and roused. But be warned: contents are not sweet! Curated by Instigate Arts. Featuring: Rosie Garland Jane Bradley (For Book’s Sake) Steffanie Elrick Kate Fox (Poet in residence at Quarry Bank Mill) Trish Dee Katherine McDermott