HerStories at Waterside

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Women carrying flaming torch. HerStories at Waterside.
Image courtesy of Richard Budd Photography.

HerStories at Waterside, Manchester 15 March 2024 Tickets from £10.00 — Book now

Join singer, songwriter and storyteller Louise Jordan at Waterside for an evening of songs and stories to mark International Women’s Day.

An intimate evening of performance and celebration, HerStories offers a chance to learn more about some of history’s most influential women. With a focus on those pioneering women who are so often overlooked, Louise Jordan will punctuate the night with personal stories about her own experiences on the road as a solo female artist.

Having toured across the UK and Europe since 2010, Louise became focused on telling hidden women’s stories in 2015 with her one-person touring production No Petticoats Here: extraordinary women of the First World War. This was followed by The Hard Way: the true story of working-class suffragette Hannah Mitchell in 2018 and then, Florence: the lesser-known life and legacy of Florence Nightingale in 2020 before Covid, led Louise into the world of street theatre with her ‘Pop Up Pedestal’.

A former history teacher and youth worker, Louise has written songs for UK Parliament and the V&A Museum, appeared in UK Vogue, given talks for the National Trust, University of Oxford and Hampshire Police. The thread that underpins all of Louise’s work is her desire to challenge existing narratives around gender and power.

 

HerStories at Waterside, Manchester 15 March 2024 Tickets from £10.00 Book now

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