Herstory of Birmingham Audio Zine
This audio version of Herstory of Birmingham is narrated by Maya Willcocks and Chelsea Mills. It The features a spoken word piece ‘Tales of a Conduit City’ which was commissioned specially for this zine, and is written and performed by Lexia Tomlinson.
Herstory of Birmingham was produced by curators Avi, Nathan, Beth and Harry as part of Roundhouse Birmingham and We Don’t Settle’s ongoing partnership.
Recorded and mixed by Marley Starksey Butler.
00:00: Chelsea Mills Introduction
01:05: Note to the Reader
04:37: Memories of Migration
06:33: Next Stop: Ladywood!
08:17: Female Lamplighters: Lighting the Way
10:59: Maya Willcocks Introduction
11:42: ‘Imperial Sisterhood’: The Inequality in the Fight for Abolition
13:54: Catherine Comes Calling
16:59: Some Women Get the Vote
20:17: (Poem) Tales from the Conduit City by Lexia Tomlinson
23:52: Women of Birmingham Today
27:07: We Couldn’t Have Done it Without You
28:08: Zine Curators (Back Cover)