Women Are Mint festival is back at Cobalt Studios in Newcastle this May!
A mix of live and electronic music from incredible women from around the UK, Women Are Mint has something for everybody. Friday 20th kicks off the festival with the amazing americana singer/songwriter Lady Nade, followed by folk cello/accordion duo Bad Habits. Next to the stage is AK Patterson and then local alt-folk cellist Ceitidh Mac and her band.
Saturday’s club night begins with Cumbrian DJ Naomi Carole, serving you tropical-bassline, followed by Newcastle’s very own dub collective Coalescence Soundsystem (feat. Georgia May on MC). We are then very proud and excited to announce the legend that is Eva Lazarus will be performing, followed by the amazing afrobeat duo that is Mina and Bryte!
On Sunday 22nd we’re bringing you the usual family friendly vibes, with workshops for children starting early and doors at 4pm. The day’s music begins with Newcastle’s own SHE Choir, followed by the ethereal Elle Chante. Local soul singer Nadedja will take to the stage afterwards, and folk duo Northering are ending this year’s festival in style.
Not only is there an amazing mix of music to check out, but we’ve also got a solid line-up of workshops for you to take part in! From contemporary dance to family friendly yoga/music sessions, to empowering feminist panels and zine making workshops. All workshops are free (but require a deposit) so come and get involved!