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Spring Season events including the brand-new Reigning Women season 2024

Independent grassroots venue The Old Market (TOM) has announced its brand new Reigning Women season in 2024, a multi-genre programme that aims to celebrate the amazing kick-ass women in the Arts and Culture industry and beyond. 

Highlights include:

Rocket Fuel Comedy: Sikisa, Alexandra Haddow, Bec Hill, Jen  Briste - Wednesday 21 February,  20:00

Brush off the winter blues with an evening of cutting-edge comedy by the most exciting acts on the circuit. This special Reigning Women edition promises a laughter-filled evening of sky-rocketing talent - featuring Sikisa, Alexandra Haddow, Bec Hill and Jen Brister.

Naomi Wood: Gobbess - Thursday 22 February, 19:30

She doesn't want to be a Goddess. - She wants to be a Gobbess.

Storytelling and poetry combine with aerial, circus and live music to tell a kaleidoscopic story of rage and becoming. This is one person’s search for lightness and depth amongst creativity and cat-calling.

VIVID: A Reigning Women Celebration - Thursday 7 March, 19:30 

Introducing VIVID - the ultimate showcase of new talent you have to see before they break into the mainstream! This gig will feature loads of amazing artists including soul and R&B vocalist Scarlett Fae and spoken word artist AFLO. The Poet, as well as vocalist Kymara who will be performing live with her full band. Many more names are TBA - come and celebrate with us!

Jenny Foulds: Life Learnings of a Nonsensical Human - Thursday 14 March, 19:30

Life Learnings of a Nonsensical Human is an ode to the joy and complexities of friendship, queerness and raving. To the kindness of strangers, to the heartbreak of loss and missing and finding joy in the most unlikely places. These poems are for old ravers and fun makers, for anyone who has had a best friend. This is a love letter to the sticky floors that we have danced on for all these years.

Ceyda Tanc Dance: KIZLAR - Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 March, 19:30 daily

A celebration of what it means to be female, KIZLAR is an aesthetically driven exploration of femininity and masculinity, strength and vulnerability - a visually stunning dance work.Ceyda Tanc Dance creates dynamic contemporary dance influenced by Tanc’s Turkish heritage, drawing on the virtuoso movements of male Turkish dancers with an all-female company.

Further Information : The Old Market - Hove's number one grassroots indie venue