A series of fantastic female fronted music gigs, supported by local female artists and hosted by wonderful spoken word artist Neelam Saredia-Brayley.

Supported by and in association with:
Music for Change and POW
Support acts in association with Beautiful Town Music

Vula Viel

Forward-thinking UK trio Vula Viel celebrate their sophomore album, ‘Do Not Be Afraid’ at the Gulbenkian on 30th October 2019, continuing their unique musical journey centred around the Gyil (Ghanaian xylophone).

Wed 30 October 2019
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Anna Neale

Anna Neale is a multi-talented singer/songwriter, composer, producer and musician.

Wed 6 November 2019
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Namvula

Fusing the folk and urban traditions of her Zambian homeland and her Scottish roots with London's eclectic music scene, Namvula blends African sounds and rhythms with Latin, jazz and folk into uplifting and emotive songs.

Wed 13 November 2019
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Lunatraktors: This is Broken Folk

Using techniques from body percussion, tap dance, overtone singing and physical theatre, performance duo Lunatraktors explore a set of British, Irish and Australian ballards to rediscover folk music as a queer space of personal and political transformation.

Wed 20 November 2019
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Maya Youssef

Virtuoso Syrian qanun player from Damascus. Her innovative approach to playing the qanun has expanded her audiences to international platforms. She combines her extraordinary musical gifts with a generosity of outlook, warmth, humour and optimism.

Wed 27 November 2019
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ShooShooBaby Christmas Cabaret

Join internationally-acclaimed trio ShooShooBaby for a shamelessly sparkly Christmas cabaret in the intimate surroundings of the Gulbenkian bar.

Wed 11 December 2019
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Songbirds Series

Our work with young people

Children and Young People are at the heart of what we do, as audience members, as participants and as thought leaders.

Through our landmark ART31 project we are working with young people and partners in Kent to create new opportunities through the arts for under 25's across the county.

Below are some of our current projects focused on the development of young people.

Our projects with young people