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1BTN International Women’s Day Takeover 2019

The acclaimed independent radio station 1BTN returns with its annual all-day female takeover for International Women’s Day (IWD) on Friday 8th March.

The 1BTN International Women’s Day Takeover will feature a phenomenal line-up of female presenters and special guests. The IWD19 campaign theme #BalanceForBetter will be at the heart of the day, highlighting women’s achievements in the music industry, campaigning for gender equality and fundraising for BHT’s Threshold Women’s Services and The Girls Network.

From 8am till midnight the airwaves of 1BTN will be filled with a range of diverse genres including Afrotech, alt-80s, disco, dub, electronica, Funk, Grime, hip hop, house, indie, jazz, Latin, new wave, psych, punk, R’n’B, reggae, riot grrrl, rock, ska, soul, and techno as we celebrate the women in music who have soundtracked our lives.

Presenting live in the studio will be DJs Sista Selecta, Catherine Sones, Ingi Styles, Elle J Small, Isle Of CC, Alex Cella, Miss Polly, Jayne Winstanley, Wendy May, Lisa Lohan, Hannah Sherlock, Nancy Noise, Queenie & Wildblood, Kerry Jean Lister, Sorcha Bridge, Suze Rosser, Clara Suess, Daisha, Katie Blackwell, Heather Shee, Jayney Blam Blam, Molly Pop, Kitty and Polly Hawkswell.

“I can’t wait to play an eclectic mix of music by female singer/songwriters that I’ve loved and admired through the years and being part of IWD this year on 1BTN along with all the Sistas who are passionate about music”. Nancy Noise

“We believe it’s important to inspire and encourage young women to work in all aspects of the industry and to feel supported in their choices”. Sista Selecta

International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme #BalanceforBetter, reflects the need to build a gender-balanced world as we continue to challenge bias and celebrate change. Check out internationalwomensday.com for more info.

1BTN International Women’s Day Takeover will be fundraising for Threshold and The Girls Network. To donate online click here

Threshold provides support to women in Brighton & Hove with issues including anxiety, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, and perinatal depression. Services include 1-1 counselling, wellbeing workshops, intern placements, volunteering opportunities and drop-in sessions.

The Girls Network’s mission is to inspire and empower girls from the least advantaged communities by connecting them with a mentor and a network of professional female role models. They believe that no girl should have their future limited by their background, gender or parental income.

1BTN International Women’s Day Takeover Friday 8th March 2019 8am-midnight. 101.4FM and DAB+ in the Brighton & Hove area, and worldwide 1btn.fm

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2 thoughts on “1BTN International Women’s Day Takeover 2019

  1. All ears in China – perfect timing (just finished work and can now settle into the wireless extravaganza with a few beers). Love you all, from Clovis

  2. Oh god I am just the proudest auntie in the world love you Mills your amazing ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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