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Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to our annual writing competition. This year our theme is Transformation and Renewal and submission is open from Monday 21st September to Monday 9th November.
We are very excited to report that the internal works relating to the former ‘men’s reading room’ (we really must find a new name for this cracking new space!) are now complete for this phase, and the keys will be handed to us on Monday 7th September.
Anne Marie Shields investigates women working in factories in Victorian times, by reading Anne Donovan’s 21 Revolutions story Lassie Wi’ A Yella Coatie and The Woman Worker from 1908.
Meet Caitlin who works on reception and is part of the material matters project!
As we reach the midway point of this project year it seems like a natural time to reflect on how we’re engaging people in the discussion on sectarianism. Find out how you can get involved.
Volunteering is all about trying and learning new things, as well as putting one’s skills to good use. This week, one of our volunteers Maeva shared her love of photography with other volunteers.
‘Women’s Barracks’ by Tereska Torres is often celebrated as the first true work of lesbian literature and the catalyst for a boom in the lesbian pulp fiction genre. But what does the changing nature of the novel’s cover art over time reveal about the perceptions towards lesbian literary identity and the success of the genre during and after the ‘golden era’ of lesbian pulps?
Why not take a look at one of the oldest and most interesting items held by the Archives – The Woman Worker – and the lady behind it, Mary Macarthur.
Today GWL’s Seeing Things group went to the Joan Eardley exhibition at Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery. It’s a fantastic exhibition, and we really recommend people try and pop in and see it. It’s such a rare treat to see a lot of her work hanging together. We had a fantastic tour, and found out […]
There is so much on offer and we’d love you to get involved, so get your diary ready and make some plans for this Autumn!