Our new programme of events is released today and includes exciting news about our permanent home, a full programme of activities to celebrate our 21st birthday and events across Scotland.
Just like any 20 year old awaiting that coming of age 21st birthday celebration we have been building up to this September planning our Two Decades and 21 Revolutions exhibition and accompanying events. Working with 21 women artists and 21 women writers we have a great celebrations planned, from the main exhibition and preview at the CCA to readings from some of the writers involved and the launch of a monthly podcast. There will be some limited edition artworks available to buy as part of our social enterprise activities to support the Library’s ongoing work, more details on this will be available from 21st September, check our online shop for details after this date.
This programme is our fullest yet with 36 pages of events happening across Scotland. We are linking with Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival in October to put on a screening of The Arbor. We have more women’s heritage walks planned for September and October before winter sets in, including the launch of our East End Women’s Heritage Walk and Map, and some seasonal outdoor activities as part of our Country Tales programme.
If you like music and singing you can join our monthly singing group, Space for Song and come along to see the Women’s Liberation, Music Making in the UK, 1970 to 1989 Exhibition. Or if reading or creative writing is more your thing then we have lots of activities for Book Week Scotland as well as National Poetry Day and National Short Story week. All of these events are detailed in the programme in the Women’s Words pages of the programme.
You can download the full PDF of our programme here. All events are detailed in our Calendar of Events. The programme is also available to pick up from here at the Library, 15 Berkeley Street. Or you can pop in to your local Glasgow Library for a copy (if they don’t have them on display ask them to contact us for more copies or let us know and we will send more on). If you would like to help us distribute copies of the programme then pop in to the library for a few copies or let us know where you think they should be on display.