Feminist Events at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016

The Guilty Feminist with Sofie Hagen and Deborah Frances-White
Comedians Sofie and Deborah will discuss topics all third-wave feminists agree on, while also confessing insecurities underlying their principles. This is a must for feminists who are looking to improve their knowledge in a light-hearted way.
Aug 15-17, 22-24 4pm, 1 hour 15 mins 16+
Gilded Balloon Teviot (Venue 14)

Gillian Cosgriff: This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
Cosgriff makes her Edinburgh debut in a show about self-improvement even when your nature is against you. Containing alcohol, voicemail, and procrastination. Is it possible to have nice things when your nature is to destroy them?
Aug 4-14, 16-28 8pm, 1 hour 16+
Gilded Balloon Teviot (Venue 14)

Joanna Neary does Animals and Men
Neary reacts to political turmoil, class struggles, and intrusive thoughts.
Aug 16-28 2:30pm 1 hour 12+
The Stand Comedy Club 5&6 (Venue 319)

Funny Women Awards 2016: Regional Final
Funny Women Awards are searching for the best new female comic talent in support of domestic violence charity Refuge, with Benefit cosmetics. Featuring previous winners and finalists.
Aug 14 8pm, 2 hours 18+
Just the Tonic at The Caves (Venue 88)

Danielle Ward: Seventeen
Danielle Ward, the host of the podcast Do The Right Thing presents the new set of things to worry about in the 21st century. What’s the correct amount of body hair? Can you be a feminist and enjoy twerking? Discover the answers with stand-up, songs, and a mime.
Aug 4-14, 16-28 2:40pm, 1 hour 16+
Just the Tonic at the Caves (Venue 88)

Henrietta Steventon: The Immoral High Ground
Henrietta returns from America after starring in New York to address the issues we’ve always wanted answers to: are midgets charged for extra legroom when flying? Is an LGBT a type of sandwich? And finally, aren’t dogs boyfriends for ugly girls?
Aug 15 and 21 1pm, 1 hour 18+
Laughing Horse @ Cabaret Voltaire (Venue 338)

Words: Beatrix Livesey-Stephens


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