When & where

  • DateSaturday 9th Mar '19
  • Time6:30pm to 9:30pm
  • WhereChapel FM Arts Centre Map


  • TypePay-What-You-Can on the door (reserve a seat here)
  • CostYou decide what to pay...
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Accessibility criteria*

  • Accessible car-parking
  • Induction Loop available
  • Wheelchair access

* Other Access Details available on request

As part of Chapel FM's contribution to Leeds Lit Fest, we present an evening dedicated to women and words. This live broadcast event runs in two parts. You are welcome to join us in the studio audience for one or both parts in the beautiful Chapel FM Radio Theatre...


In celebration of International Women’s Day, five women talk about the physical and metaphorical voice: losing it, finding it, using it. With Becky Cherriman (writer/performer), Louise Gibbs (singer), Khadijah Ibrahiim (poet/theatre maker), Jane Oakshott (performance coach), Maggi Stratford (voice coach). Chaired by Peg Alexander.

WORDY WOMEN. 8.00 – 9.30pm. 

A panoply of female poets perform their work upstairs in Chapel FM’s atmospheric radio theatre, hosted by Khadijah Ibrahim; featuring Helen Burke, Becky Cherriman, Jane Kite, and Gaia Holmes.

Photo by Joanna Sedgwick

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The Lit Fest events are a forerunner for Chapel FM’s own 4-day feast of writing:

 Writing on Air Festival
March 21st—24th


Listen to other spoken word programming from East Leeds FM