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Daniel Betts gave a quiet but powerful performance as Atticus Finch

‘To Kill A Mocking Bird’ reviews: part two

This time Young Critics Lynn, Jenny and Chloe, give their views on how well this classic translates from the novel to the stage.

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Scout, Jem and Dill are the stars of this show.

‘To Kill a Mocking Bird': Reviews

Our Young Critics, Mairi, Una and Leyla, give their verdict on Regent’s Park Theatre’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel.

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Mixing The Colours: From The Eyes Of An Intern

  In November of last year, I began an internship at Glasgow Women’s Library. As a postgraduate Publishing Studies student at the University of Stirling, my role is to provide publishing-related support for an upcoming book titled Mixing The Colours: Women Speaking About Sectarianism. Greeted with warm smiles and a hug on my first day at the Library, […]

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The Women of “March of Women”

Examples of a few of the women chosen as part of March of Women

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‘One by One in the Darkness’ – Deirdre Madden

    * ‘One by One in the Darkness’ by Deirdre Madden is reviewed as part of the Mixing the Colours Resource which is available to view at Glasgow Women’s Library. You can find out more and download a copy of the Mixing the Colours Resource List here. * Deirdre Madden’s One by One in […]

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A National Lifelong Learning session mapping women's history in East Dunbartonshire

Join our National Lifelong Learning Team

Due to the continued expansion of our National Lifelong Learning programme and the development of a Sharing Heritage lottery funded project in West Dunbartonshire, we are now recruiting for part-time sessional staff to join our dynamic team and help us deliver our unique learning programme in different locations across Scotland.

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The Actresses Franchise League

A background to The Actresses Franchise League – the organisation that first put on ‘A Pageant of Great Women’.

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Loving The Alien?

Alien (18) Saturday 6th December 2014 at Glasgow Women’s Library A screening of the classic film which features the iconic character of Ellen Ripley, followed by a discussion of Ripley and feminist claims for the film with a panel including Professor of Feminist Media Studies Karen Boyle, and author Kirsty Logan.   I had not […]

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Maggie McIver

Believe it or not the creator of the Barras was actually a woman called Maggie McIver. Known as the Barra Queen she prospered at a time when very few women could. Read more about her here,

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BOOK REVIEW – ‘Divided City’ by Theresa Breslin

The following review has been submitted by Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Kath Kane as part of the Mixing the Colours: Women Speaking About Sectarianism project. If you would like to find out more about reviewing books or other materials for the Mixing the Colours project, please contact Rebecca Jones – – – – – – – – – […]

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