International Womens Day female takeover with independent radio station on 8th March to fundraise for RISE

1BTN International Womens Day 2022 Artwork

1BTN’s all-day female takeover for International Womens Day 2022

Independent radio station 1BTN announces an all-day female takeover for International Womens Day 2022 on Tuesday 8th March.

Based in Brighton & Hove and broadcasting worldwide via, 1BTN has grown to become a respected independent radio station since its launch in 2015 – with nearly 200 presenters spanning more than 100 shows.

Running for 24 hours from midnight on Tuesday 8th March, the 1BTN International Women’s Day Takeover has become a fixture in the station’s calendar since its debut in 2018. This year’s takeover will feature 23 of the station’s female presenters across the 24 hours of programming, playing female-focused music across several genres.

On Tuesday 8th March, the 1BTN station celebrates women’s achievements in music, highlighting the female songwriters, producers, writers, performers, remixers, artists and musicians who have enhanced their lives.

People taking part in International Womens Day 2022 in order

  • Nikki Lucas
  • Sophie Lloyd
  • DJ Emma
  • Sarah Monument
  • Johanna Burnheart
  • Katie Barber
  • Ellie
  • I Am Fya
  • Unhooked Generation with The Record Caddy
  • Feel Up with Kerry Jean Lister
  • Atlantic Waves Othered Forms
  • Intermission with Clara Suess
  • Anya Lux
  • Love Is The Message with Hannah Sherlock
  • Jayne Winstanley
  • Wildblood & Queenie
  • Chicha Morada
  • Unsounded Deeps with Jamie Natalie
  • Underlying Oddities with Martha Cleary
  • The Playground with Tor & Liz
  • Our House with Sophie Paul

The International Womens Day 2022 campaign theme #BreaktheBias will be at the heart of the day. The campaign asks everyone to cross their arms in solidarity to call out gender bias, discrimination, and stereotyping.

1BTN International Womens Day 2022 to fundraise for RISE

RISE is a Sussex based domestic violence and abuse charity that works to end all forms of violence and abuse against women, their families and those identifying as LGBTQ+. RISE stands for Refuge, Information, Support and Education.

1BTN International Womens Day Takeover 2022 will be helping RISE to receive match funding from The Big Give, provided by the DCMS Tampon Tax fund. RISE have 1 week to reach a fundraising goal of £25,000 in order for it to be matched by The Big Give Women and Girls Match Fund, and RISE will receive £50,000 towards their services.

The RISE Together online campaign page will be live for 1 week from 8th-15th March. People can donate at

Kerry Jean Lister from 1BTN said: “We’re all so happy and proud to be running our fourth International Womens Day takeover on 1BTN. We’ve gone from 12 shows back in 2018 to over 24, and to see our roster of female and non-binary DJs increase in that period has been fantastic.

“There will be something for everybody to listen to, and we will once again be raising money for the vitally important local charity RISE, who this year will be taking part in The Big Give Women and Girls Match Fund, if they reach their goal of £25,000, all donations will be matched, and they will receive £50,000 towards their services!”

Listen to the 1BTN International Womens Day Takeover on Tuesday 8th March 2022 via 101.4FM, and DAB+ in the Brighton & Hove area, and worldwide at


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