Gemma Cairney at Henley Literary Festival

F-Word: Gemma Cairney, Louise Pentland & Holly Smale

A frank, fearless and funny discussion of what it means to be a feminist in 2017 with three top speakers: presenter of Radio 1’s advice show The Surgery and author of Open: A Toolkit For How Magic & Messed Up Life Can Be Gemma; Sprinkleofglitter vlogger, UN Gender Equality Ambassador and author of Wilde Like Me Louise; and Holly, author of the bestselling series of Geek Girl YA novels.

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    Kenton Theatre

    21 New Street Henley-on-Thames

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  • Event Start Date

    05/10/2017 6:30 PM

  • Event End Date

    05/10/2017 7:30 PM

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About Gemma Cairney

After a brief go at drama school and a stint working in fashion in her early twenties, Gemma Cairney is now a BBC broadcaster, magpie, and life enthusiast who has won awards for making documentaries on subjects such as young people in violent relationships. She presents The Surgery Show on BBC Radio 1 and co-produced and presented internet entertainment show, The Fox Problem. Gemma has presented shows and one offs for BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 4 Extra, 6Music and BBC World Service. She is also founder of boutique production company - Boom Shakalaka Productions. She likes to write, explore the planet, trek mountains and DJ garage classics. " " " "Her non-fiction titles for teenagers, Open You Heart: Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself and Open Your Mind: Your World and Your Future, are must-have practical guides to navigating the ups and downs of life.