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Electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire's life and influence to be celebrated with four-day festival, Deliaphonic

Now in its fourth year, this year's edition of the festival will coincide with International Women's Day

Electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire's life and influence to be celebrated with four-day festival, Deliaphonic

The annual Deliaphonic festival, celebrating the life and legacy of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire, will return this year for its fourth edition.

Scheduled for Thursday, 3rd until Sunday, 6th March, the event will coincide with this year's International Women's Day on 8th March. Events will take place in the late Derbyshire's hometown of Coventry, at Coventry Cathedral and The Tin Music and Arts.

On the opening day of Deliaphonic, there will be a screening of the documentary 'Delia Derbyshire: The Myths & Legendary Tapes', featuring a Q&A with the director Caroline Catz and musician Cosey Fanni Tutti who created the soundtrack to the film. Cosey will also be performing on the Friday evening, alongside DJ Julian House from Ghostbox Records.

Saturday's events will be focused around providing entertainment for children, with kids workshops and a Sonic Playground featuring various stimulating sculptures. Warp Records artist LoneLady will perform later that evening.

Tickets for Deliaphonic are available from £1. Find more information about the full event here.

Derbyshire was one of a number of women who featured in a book published last year, which aimed to highlight the work of some of electronic music's early women pioneers.

Elsewhere in Coventry this year, to mark its status as City of Culture, a 1989-themed acid house rave VR experience has been debuted.