The Speaking Out project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund
As our oral history collection draws to a close, today’s blog explores why oral histories are so important, and how you can continue recording them after the Speaking Out Project. Our wonderful volunteers are currently completing the final transcriptions of the oral history interviews conducted last year with women who have been involved in Women’s […]
In this post, our new Heritage Engagement Officer, Susie Dalton, introduces herself and talks about what she’ll be working on in the project.
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.
In today’s post we hear from project volunteer Caroline Darke, who shares some of the shocking and somewhat strange stories she’s come across while working with the Scottish Women’s Aid archive held at Glasgow Women’s Library.
In today’s post, engagement officer Emma updates us on the project learning resource for young people. What it’s about, what we hope it will achieve, what we’ve discovered through piloting and, most importantly, when it will be launched!
In celebration of volunteers week, 1-7 June, project co-ordinator Sarah Browne reflects on how vital volunteers have been to the Speaking Out project and updates us on what took place at our recent volunteer catch-up events (besides eating lots of amazing cake that is!).
In today’s post, project volunteer Yvonne McFadden, who has conducted oral history interviews and been assisting in cataloguing the Scottish Women’s Aid archive, tells us about the large collection of newspaper stories clipped by Women’s Aid workers throughout the years and what they can tell us about attitudes of the time and the adversity faced by the Women’s Aid movement.
In today’s post we take a look at some of the fantastic artwork featured in Scottish Women’s Aid newsletters and publications over the years along with showcasing some Edinburgh Women’s Liberation group newsletter covers. A celebration of the creative talent in the Women’s Aid and Women’s Liberation movements over the years!
In today’s post we outline different ways for project volunteers and others to continue or get involved with raising awareness of issues affecting women, protecting women’s rights and highlighting the importance of women’s history.
Project volunteer Margaret Moore takes us on a tour of the Speaking Out exhibition which was on display in Inverness during March. The exhibition is currently on show in the Pathfoot Building at the University of Stirling until 16 June.