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Official Culture have put together an hour and a half of scratch performances, spoken word, music, film and new writing, made, performed and written by local artists:


Charlotte Thom
Leanne Ashworth
Laura Stacey
Natalie Bangs
Rachel Ferguson
Georgia Klee
Charlie Marlow  
Gabriella Gay
Lotika Singha
Leigh Bangs
Nicola Herd
Lucie Labadie
Amy Calvert
Emily Andrews



*Please be aware that some content will include bad language and some nudity.


Viva WOJA Viva! Be Bold … and speak out

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mitchell Arts Centre-Hanley town Centre

Women's March. Gathering from 10:00 am walk at 11:00 am.

Bring you traditional costume and something red!

WOJA (Women of Justice Arise) will perform a march through Hanley town centre in support of ending sexual violence in conflict and domestic violence, that will start and end at the Mitchell Arts Centre.

Women's Rights are Human Rights. Workshop by Jesica Sotelo

12:00 -12:30 pm. Auditorium, Ground floor.

Viva WOJA Viva!  It's a cultural thing!

12:30 -1:00 pm. Auditorium, Ground floor.


Short play to raise awareness about domestic violence on women from Black and Ethnic minorities and challenge violence´s culture, attitudes and norms.

Speak Out: Spoken word session hosted by Official Culture (Laura Stacey and Natalie Bangs)

*2:00 - 3:30 pm. Auditorium, Ground floor.

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An overview on the conquests of women and what they mean for us today.

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