12:00am - 1:00am

Beauty In The Beast

Beauty in the Beast is made up of merged and submerged voices. Diving songs, minor tones, medieval kids and underwater choirs. Part recorded at Oasis outdoor swimming pool in Covent Garden, London. By Florence Warner and Dannie Russo.

1:00am - 2:00am

Your Creative Chord

Jenny Leigh Hodgins presents an edited selection of interviews with female guests from her popular podcast about creativity, Your Creative Chord

2:00am - 2:30am

Live Dreaming

Lou Barnell plays an extended composition from her piece M E L T A, an interactive durational performance fusing audio-visual composition with alchemical sculptures and wearable sensors. Lou explores 'live dreaming' as a method of multidimensional orientation, listening and embodied sound-making.

2:30am - 3:00am

The Cow Stubbornly StandsHighlight

While in Bangalore, British vocalist and sound artist Viv Corringham began reading books by local women writers. When a book mentioned a place she went there and read an excerpt out loud, and sang with the sounds she heard there. This show combines stories, improvised singing, environmental sounds and her own experiences.

3:00am - 3:30am


Spontaneous music-making duos with Blanca Regina, regular performer of freely improvised sounds and visuals.

3:30am - 4:00am

Resonance Women Selectors

A vinyl selection of women-led music chosen by some of the women of Resonance.

4:00am - 4:30am

This Woman’S Word

A show that explores and celebrates creativity invarious forms produced by women. Emily Naylor is joined by Phoebe McIndoe.Together they discuss poetry from female poets such as MarinaTsvetaeva, Alice Corbin, as well as Phoebe herself. 

4:30am - 5:00am

Resonance Women Selectors

A vinyl selection of women-led music chosen by some of the women of Resonance.

5:00am - 5:30am

Longtime Listeners

A variation on a book club, research sharing and archiving community, Longtime Listeners IWD special is presented by Sarah Lynch Jones with Olivia Wiles on the line from New Zealand. They delve into the Longtime Listeners archive with readings about female support systems and music for night times. [Repeated Thursday 5.30am.]

5:30am - 6:30am

Morning High

An assortment of alternative sounds by women with Grace Small. [Repeated Thursday 2.30am.]

6:30am - 7:30am


Wanderer, thinker, bird watcher, artist and musician from Estonia/Sweden, Liis Ring presents music by female artists that includes or is inspired by field recordings. [Repeated Thursday 3.30am.]

7:30am - 8:30am

Shipshape & Bristol Fashion

The all-female audiovisual collective Viridian Ensemble present fragments of conversations, anecdotes of local history and experimental music from the Bristol area. With Huw Morgan, Ellen Southern (Dark Alchemy), DJ Karisma and new Bristol collective AMA. [Repeated Thursday 4.30am.]

8:30am - 9:00am

The Loud Women Show

Cassie Fox, founder of the Loud Women music collective, presents a snapshot of the feminist DIY music scene right now. Expect raucous, emotive and celebratory music, news of related events in London, and chat with musical womxn.

9:00am - 9:30am

Inscape And Escape

Three women from drawn animation group Inscape discuss their film, Suspended, a true story of a Syrian refugee. Rosie Wylie, Katharine Seaton and Catherine Henderson talk in depth about the techniques used to convey this account with a first-person perspective. Film images to accompany listening at katharineseaton.wordpress.com/blog/. [Repeated Friday 1.30am.]

9:30am - 10:30am

Social BroadcastsHighlight

Lucia Scazzocchio of Social Broadcasts in conversation with Pru Stevenson and Suzy Mackie from See Red Women’s Workshop. [Repeated Monday 1am.]

10:30am - 11:30am

Nik Nak

NikNak is a Leeds based DJ/Turntablist, and sound artist. Her multigenre IWD mix features some of the best pioneering black female artists in the world, giving you a glimpse into her mind and identity too. 

11:30am - 12:00pm

Resonance Women Selectors

A vinyl selection of women-led music chosen by some of the women of Resonance.

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Museum Of Wo Man KindHighlight

Artist Rebecca Feiner launches Museum of Wo-manKind #MOW, a project where members of the public can nominate in 180 characters an artist, artwork, scientist, mathematician, campaigner, writer, architect, comedian, inventor, engineer, trade unionist, community leader or musician. Historic or contemporary, famous, notorious or non-famous. With Sophie Parkin, artist author and founder of arts club Vout-O-Renee's. [Repeated Monday 4am.]

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Emerging Creatives

Vivienne Engels chats to three young filmmakers, Jade Jackman, Mia Georgis and Sarah Roselle Khan about their recent projects and plays some of the tunes that soundtrack their work.

1:45pm - 2:30pm

The Ultimate Girls Guide To Lofi

Come and join us in this chilled-out session as we explore songs to kick back and relax to by our favourite female artists. Hosted by Rosie Spencer and Kirsty Laidlaw.

2:30pm - 3:15pm

More Womxn

Hannah Hogan and Katie Callin are releasing a charity music compilation on Bandcamp to raise money for Sisters Uncut. They play highlights from the album and an interview with Sisters Uncut on to talk about where the money might go. Plus live performances from contributing artists. Tweet to @morewomxn.

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Laydeez Do Comics

Wallis Eates and Rachael Ball discuss the women-led comics forum Laydeez do Comics whose mission is to change the world through the medium of comics. [Repeated Wednesday 2.30am.]

4:15pm - 5:15pm

A Love Letter To Lover’s RockHighlight

Helen McCookerybook explores a sub-genre of reggae where women’s voices have thrived. This is a fan’s selection of music that includes tracks from some lesser-known artists. With studio guest Rhoda Dakar, lead singer of the Bodysnatchers. [Repeated Wednesday 7am.]

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Lucky Cat IWD Special

Zoë Baxter presents W. O. M. A. N., a celebration of the feminine with vinyl record selections ranging from Reggae to Exotica. Archived Lucky Cat programmes can be found at mixcloud.com/luckycatzoe.

6:15pm - 7:15pm

Poets For The PlanetHighlight

Carys Hannah chairs a discussion about Poets for the Planet, the new collective of poets and eco-activists. With contributions from Andrea Robinson, Caroline M Davies, Sue Johns, Kate Noaks, Anne Enith Cooper and Emma Roper-Evans.

7:15pm - 8:15pm

Daughters Of The Desert

Esbe, Mia Kukathasan and Jude Cowan Montague explore sounds of the desert. Themes include the poet Rumi, the symbolism of the water carrier and mirage. With improvised vocals. [Repeated Thursday 8am.]

8:15pm - 9:00pm

Resonance Women Selectors

A vinyl selection of women-led music chosen by some of the women of Resonance.

9:00pm - 10:00pm

The Outerglobe IWD Special

Debbie Golt takes African music and wider arts and culture as her starting point. In this IWD special, Debbie shares two in-depth interviews: with Kenyan fusionist Abdi – the only woman playing the one-string Orutu, taking tradition into her own hands with a clear vision; and Flavia Coelho – choosing to say what she wants in her music, with creative and personal strength, in Paris rather than Rio. Visit outerglobe.co.uk for more information. Tweet to @outerglobe.

10:00pm - 11:00pm

Eastblenders IWD Special

Avant synth-pop producer DJ A'Bear and multidisciplinary artist, producer and instrument designer Lia Mice present an hour of experimental blends. [Repeated Friday 1am]

11:00pm - 12:00am

Framework IWD Special

This is a celebratory, all-woman International Women's Day takeover of Framework. ​The concept, mixing and mastering of this show were shared by long-term Framework contributors Jilliene Sellner and Felicity (Felix) Ford. The show mixes field recordings, soundart and phonography from women around the world, mostly collected through an open call shared online. Visit frameworkradio.net for more information. [Repeated Wednesday 5am.]

12:00am - 1:00am

The Rob Simone Talk Show

[Repeated from Wednesday 9am.] Interviews with a wide range of alternative thinkers by the Los Angeles-based investigator of anomalous phenomena. This week, Rob discusses the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and its impact on London's public gatherings. Visit robsimone.com/ for more information.