Past Events & Projects at GWL

A taste of some past events and projects run at Glasgow Women’s Library to give you an idea of the work that we do and hopefully encourage you become a part of future activities!

This is also an opportunity to reminisce about events and projects that you have been involved with at the library – leave your comments on the posts below, or contact us with your own memories.

Recent Past Events Posts:

What is Strong? – Modern Scottish Women Artists exhibition in Edinburgh

Following the opening of the Modern Scottish Women artists exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh, GWL’s national lifelong learning project has organised special guided tours for women from around Scotland in partnership with National Galleries Scotland. GWL intern Camilla reports back on the first visit which was arranged for women from the […]

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A review of Palestinian poet Maya Abu Al-Hayat’s conversation with Magi Gibson

A review of Palestinian poet Maya Abu Al-Hayat in conversation with GWL Reader in Residence Magi Gibson, following the recent publication of A Bird Is Not A Stone, a collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry with Scottish translations.

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Ethel MacDonald: Glasgow woman in the Spanish Civil War

To mark the 78th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, I’m putting a spotlight on one of the many Scottish women who showed support and travelled to Spain in 1936. Ethel MacDonald was born in Motherwell in 1909 and was active in left-wing politics by the time she was sixteen. In 1931 she […]

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