Word Christchurch Festival 2018: Free Radicals

29 & 30 August 2018 - Chemistry building

In conjunction with University of Canterbury Arts, Empress Theatre Collective presentsFree Radicals, a musical response to the often unsung achievements of women in science and technology – a Word Christchurch Festival 2018 event.

This evolving song cycle features the works of New Zealand female composers, songwriters and instrumentalists from a variety of genres.

Free Radicals celebrates the lives, discoveries, work and achievements of women ranging from stargazers and mystics to mathematicians and inventors.

This special event features new compositions by Rosa Elliott, Naomi Ferguson, Glenda Keam, Misfit Mod, The Swan Sisters, Ariana Tikao and Sheree Waitoa, with Erin Harrington narrating the cycle through spoken word interludes.

This event is supported by the UC Foundation.

Date: Wednesday 29 August and Thursday 30 August

Time: 6.00pm to 7.15pm

Location: Recital Room, UC Arts at the Arts Centre, the Chemistry building

Buy tickets for Wednesday 29 August

Buy tickets for Thursday 30 August

$15 to $30 (service fees may apply)

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 60 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.