girls rock! uk holds its first ladies rock! weekend.

girls rock! uk is holding its first ladies rock! weekend on 17-19 august 2007 at the lambeth women’s project, london. women aged 18 and over will learn instruments, form bands, write songs and play a gig in a real rock venue – in just 72 hours! the first girls rock! uk weekend for girls and young women aged 8-18 will be held at the same venue in summer 2008. ladies rock! weekend will offer lessons in drums, guitar, bass, keyboards and vocals and not be limited to rock’n’roll. self-defence classes and workshops will be included in the program. no prior musical experience is required and all equipment will be provided. registration for attendees is now open, see here for details. places will cost £50 and a limited number of places are available free of charge for those unable to pay the fee. the deadline for applications is 20 july. volunteers are also welcome. the weekend is run by women for women and is trans-inclusive. girls rock! uk is a non-profit organisation that encourages, engages and showcases the musical, artistic and individual talents of girls and young women aged 8-18. girls rock! uk provides girls and young women with the opportunity to become self-reliant, confident, creative women who know that their voices have a right to be heard, regardless of their age, class, size, abilities, sexuality, gender identification, religion, ethnicity, race or experience. girls rock! uk is a member of the international rock’n’roll camp for girls alliance. for more information click here. for more information about girls rock! uk including attending or volunteering or to arrange an interview please contact rebecca kemp on 07799 397727 or
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