Words by Lauren Morton. This weekend Slag Mag were lucky enough to catch actress and illustrator Jessie Cave’s sold-out show at Birmingham Hippodrome’s Patrick Centre. Greeted by an embroidered backdrop of the sun, lovingly handmade by her mum, the audience … Continue reading Review: Jessie Cave at Birmingham Hippodrome
Words by Alice Rosenthal Desperate Journalist, indie heroes, and melancholia magnets have just released their third album “In Search of the Miraculous”. It’s an atmospheric and accomplished release and has been getting a lot of love from press and fans alike. They … Continue reading Interview with Desperate Journalist’s Caz Hellbent
Here at Slag Mag we were absolutely delighted when we found out that Dr Helen Pankhurst was coming to our neck of the woods with a free “In conversation” even at the Custard Factory today from 1230pm. LAST year marked … Continue reading Dr Helen Pankhurst visits The Custard Factory TODAY
Words by Scarlett Ward / insta: @scarlett.ward 75 years after the body of a woman was found inside the hollow of a Wych Elm tree in 1943, we are no closer to uncovering her identity. However, Black Country Poet Nellie Cole … Continue reading Poetry review: ‘Bella’ by Nellie Cole
We are absolutely DELIGHTED to be working with Brum Babes ‘Bad Girls presents’ to bring you our launch party on Friday 8th March, celebrating International Women’s Day at The Castle & Falcon in Moseley. Details: Friday 8th March Celebrating International … Continue reading It’s happening! Slag Mag Launch Party Announcement!
“When I was the promoter of a large music venue, my boss once said to me: ‘Who’s the venue Slag?’ Its us. We’re the Slags. The Serious Ladies of Art & Gigs. We’re done with the boys club. Music and arts has had the same narrative for too long. These industries have been dominated by males in positions of power and influence, which has made an uneven playing field. We’re done being submissive, being patronised, or being second best. Believe it or not, we don’t need your permission. You’re not making the space for us, so we made our own. … Continue reading Serious Ladies of Art & Gigs