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Paying it Forward for Collect:if Herland

Find out more about Herland curated by Collect:if this May and our Pay it Forward fund!

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Walks this Spring!

It’s Spring, the sun is making sporadic appearances, and our Women’s Heritage Walks have begun! Why not come along and get some fresh air whilst learning about women you’ll be astonished you didn’t know about before…

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Programme for 25th Birthday Autumn 2016

Looking forward to the launch of our Autumn Programme…

Ahead of launching our Autumn programme we hear from Elizabeth Ford and Brianna Robertson-Kirkland who are recent PhD graduates in music from the University of Glasgow. Elizabeth and Brianna are hosting an incredible day at the library to research and discuss women’s education in the arts in the 18th century on Thursday 8th September, one of the earliest events in our new programme which we launch on 18th August.

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Events to Shout About

We are extremely excited to have two wonderful additions to our current programme with two fantastic women! Susan Calman and Lindy West launch their new books at GWL.

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Winners and Judges from 2014's Dragon's Pen Writing Competition

Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition 2015

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.

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Our Autumn/Winter Programme for 2015 is here!

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!

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Photo of women on East End Women's Heritage Walk

Our Autumn Women’s Heritage Walks & Bike Rides

You can now book for our Women’s Heritage Walks or Heritage Bike Rides this Autumn. We have a whole host of weekend events putting the hidden heroines of Glasgow in the spotlight to inform and inspire you.

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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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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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Looking Back on 2014

As an exciting and momentous year draws to an end we are reflecting over all that we have achieved in our first year in our new home in Bridgeton. We have had a range of events from the launch of our award winning 21 Revolutions publication, our first involvement with the Glasgow International Festival, our […]

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