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Shameless! Festival London: The Virtual Experience

Six months ago, nearly 1000 people joined the first ever Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual Violence. The festival sold out and we know not everyone...

The Shameless! Podcast: Voices From the Festival

SHaME team members Dr George Severs and Dr Rhian Keyse have created a series of podcasts in which they speak to contributors from the 2021...

Healing Hearts: A poetry film presented at the Shameless! Festival

Healing Hearts is a short film of poetry created by a young women’s group from The Lighthouse Service in North London, filmmaker Sunnah Khan, Clinical...

A Place for Anger: An Interactive Space for Survivors at the Shameless! Festival

SHaME team members Adeline Moussion and Emma Yapp share their experiences of designing and facilitating the ‘Unpopular Opinions Workshop’ at the Shameless! Festival. The workshop...

‘History Investigators’: An Interactive Workshop on the History of Resistance to Sexual Violence at the Shameless! Festival

SHaME team member Dr Ruth Beecher gives an overview of her Shameless! Festival workshop, History Investigators, an interactive session that invited festival goers to delve...

‘Words from an “Unideal” Victim’

Scholar, writer, artist, expert on body politics and speaker at the Shameless! Festival, Mary Morgan has written a blog for SHaME about rape myths, stereotypes...

Shameless! Festival Code of Conduct

The SHaME Project and WOW are excited to share our bespoke Code of Conduct, created for the first ever Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual...

Shameless! Festival Programme

The SHaME Project and WOW are excited to share the official programme for the first ever Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual Violence, which took...

Safeguarding the Shameless! Festival: Lessons from a Transformative Process

SHaME team member Allison McKibban gives a behind-the-scenes look at her own experience in one aspect of planning the Shameless! Festival. She explains how safeguarding...

Shameless! Festival Toolkit

As part of the Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual Violence, The SHaME Project and WOW worked together to create a special Shameless! Festival Toolkit...

Shameless! Festival Schedule

The SHaME Project and WOW are excited to share the schedule for the first ever Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual Violence at the Battersea Arts Centre...

An official invitation to Shameless! from SHaME’s Joanna Bourke

Professor Joanna Bourke offers a warm invitation to the Shameless! Festival on November 27th at Battersea Arts Centre. The event will bring together artists, activists,...

SHaME’s Joanna Bourke interviews Dr Maryyum Mehmood ahead of the Shameless! Festival

Professor Joanna Bourke interviews academic and activist Dr Maryyum Mehmood ahead of her appearance at the Shameless! Festival. They discuss Dr Mehmood’s campaigns to empower...

Poetic Unity - A 'Safe Space' Poetry Hour: Shameless! Festival

The SHaME Project and WOW - Women of the World are thrilled to host Poetic Unity for ‘Safe Space’, an evening of poetry and spoken...

Shameless! Festival Further Line-Up Announced

The SHaME Project and WOW are excited to announce more amazing speakers and creators joining us for the Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual Violence at the Battersea Arts...

Shameless! Festival Reception Launch

The SHaME Project, along with WOW, were delighted to launch the Shameless! Festival on Wednesday 27 October, at a reception hosted at the Wellcome Collection....

Tickets are going on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the Shameless! Festival of Activism Against Sexual Violence on 27 November 2021. You can find them HERE. We are...

Date announced for Shameless! Festival

On 18 August 2021, we were thrilled to announce that the first ever Shameless! Festival will take place on 27 November 2021. You can read...