FFS FEST!

Future Female Society Fest! was at Cult Cafe on the Ipswich Waterfront. It was a festival to celebrate the work we have been doing, involving the women in our projects and the great achievements they have made in our programmes.
FFS Fest also gave local female musicians and artists a platform to showcase their talents.
The day kicked off with a parade with South Street Kids, in partnership with Ipswich Community Media.

We then had a whole day of live music by incredible artists:
GRACE WELLS
SOPHIETHEGREAT
GIRLS, WHERE YOU AT?:
Our girls group had a whole hour of group and individual performances, they smashed it! They also hosted the stage for the whole day!!
ESME EMERSON
ESSII
KELCI
GEORGIE
MARIA UZOR

We then had DJs on till late:
LADY K AND LADY T
DJ GRACE
DJ LU
DJ SAMIRA
ANGELLE

Our Woman 2 Woman radio project also ran a radio corner with Cad Taylor (No Borders Radio). You can listen to their interviews soon released on our mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/futurefemale...
Our More Than Mum project also organised a raffle! With prizes kindly donated from 22 companies
We also had activities and crafts for kids organised by Suffolk Archives AND glitter and hair braiding from former More Than Mum participant Hayley
It was a wonderful, powerful and absolutely fantastic day

Watch this video encapsulating the whole day of festivities
Filmed and produced by Unity Film and Production

See all the photos of the day below
Taken by Rue Hackett