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Introducing our new Heritage Engagement Officer!

In this post, our new Heritage Engagement Officer, Susie Dalton, introduces herself and talks about what she’ll be working on in the project.

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One Month at GWL

Last month Jessica left her familiar student life in Germany behind to spend this summer as an intern at GWL. Here she shares her thoughts of her first month at GWL.

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Creative Commemoration: Putting the ‘Story’ in ‘History’

Some thoughts on the importance of telling stories as a gateway to the past, inspired by the recent BBC Reith Lectures and GWL’s ‘Voices from the Belvidere’.

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Thoughts on Fangirl

Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl tells the story of Cath and Wren, identical twin sisters who, until college, have shared everything together. Wren chooses the stereotypical college experience – parties, boys, and dancing – whereas Cath sees herself more as “the kind of girl who fantasizes about being trapped in a library overnight”.

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The Seeing Things group at Louise Bourgeois "I Give Everything Away", February 2014

Seeing Things: A tour and workshop at the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Join Seeing Things for an exciting visit to Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, which includes a private tour of works of art by women artists not currently on display in museums around Glasgow and an arts & crafts workshop!

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Reading Recommendation: Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death

A few days ago, I read the latest news from American cable TV company HBO that they’ve green lit and are currently in the early developmental stages of bringing a new sweeping fantasy show to the small screen – an adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death. Being that I’m a fan of both HBO […]

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Stamp As You Stomp

Stamp As You Stomp

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Women’s Heritage Walks, we’re launching ‘Stamp As You Stomp’ for those who join us in uncovering the hidden histories of women in Glasgow in all six of our Heritage Walks. If you stomp all six walks you’ll get six stamps and six stamps equals a special GWL treat!

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Speaking Out Celebration Conference

Registration is now open for the Speaking Out Celebration Conference in September! Find out more about the programme for the day and where to book your ticket.

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Thoughts on Nasty Women

Nasty Women, released by 404 Ink on International Women’s Day, brings together a collection of women from all walks of life to discuss the issues that are important to them. Covering topics like race, body image, class, and identity, the collection covers a wide variety of the issues that women today face.

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Anne Enright-The Green Road

July’s Digital Book Group Read: The Green Road by Anne Enright

The next title as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is The Green Road by Anne Enright, a book that was shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

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