Glasgow Women’s Library offered a full, fun schedule of events for Book Week Scotland 2013. I had a great time at several of the sessions on offer, where I got the chance to indulge my love of reading and writing as well as taking part in some lively, inventive and therapeutic activities that I haven’t […]
On Saturday 2nd November, The Jimmy Reid Foundation offered a free, three-hour conference entitled ‘Dangerous Women: A conference on the women who campaigned against the First World War and for economic and gender justice’ at the Pierce Institute in Govan, Glasgow. In light of my recent forays into the historiography of the women’s suffrage movement […]
17/10/2013 – Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival (SMHAFF) – ‘Moving Minds’ at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow.
On 17th October, I paid a brief visit to the fifth annual ‘Moving Minds’ event at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Moving Minds forms part of the annual Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival (SMHAFF), and comprises a day of workshops, seminars and stalls, all with a focus on raising awareness of mental health […]
As a female voter in the UK, I’ve always been immensely grateful to the many women who campaigned for my right to the franchise before such a thing was considered a ‘given’. Despite often feeling disenchanted with modern politics, I always vote – if only as a mark of respect for the sacrifices that […]
Our new What’s On guide is available from the Library from Tuesday 13th August, so pop in and pick up your copy jam packed with loads of interesting and exciting events.
As the Harpies, Fechters and Quines events launch in Edinburgh this month, Theresa Wallace, a volunteer from the Bonnie Fechters group writes about how the Extraordinary Ordinary Women exhibition was developed… The Bonnie Fechters is a group of Edinburgh women who meet socially on a monthly basis to discuss women’s issues, based on an […]
Summer is almost here, although you wouldn’t believe it looking outside at the moment. We have some great activities for you to take part in, no matter where you are in the world!
Join one of our unique and inspiring Women’s Heritage Walks this summer and learn while taking in some sunshine (we hope).
Watch oot, there’s Hens aboot! Excitement was afoot in the Library last Saturday. The latest issue of our zine, Hens Tae Watch Oot Fur, had arrived fresh from the printers in time for our launch. Sales of issue one had gone extremely well and the Hens have been pleased by people’s response to the zine. Calls […]
Ever been stumped as to how to freshen up your fiction reading? Or wanted to explore classic feminist texts, but don’t have a clue where to start? Then Glasgow Women’s Library Browsing Hour could be just the thing for you…