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Recent Rapid Response additions to our museum collection, including Repeal the 8th campaign material and a pink Women's March Pussy Hat

Preserving the Present

15th August - 22nd September

What do a running shoe, a set of badges and a Pussyhat have in common? They’re all Rapid Response additions to our museum collection!

East End Women’s Heritage Walk

18th August at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This tour focuses on some of the achievements and struggles of the resourceful and industrious women of Bridgeton and Calton, and explores the radical nature of the area which gave birth to them.

Three women stand in front of a projection that says 'Herland'. They are talking animatedly and look happy

Herland Salon at Edinburgh International Book Festival

21st August at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

An Edinburgh International Book Festival special Herland by GWL!

Seeing Things: Edinburgh Art Festival ‘Platform’ Exhibition AND Edinburgh International Book Festival, Maria Popova with Tania Kovats, ‘Making Waves in the World’

22nd August

Do you want to discover some new artists at Edinburgh Art Festival AND experience the world-famous Edinburgh International Book Festival in one trip? Well, we’ve got you covered!

Women Make Heritage!

23rd August - 22nd September

Working with artists Rachel Mimiec and Fiona Dean, East Dunbartonshire Women’s History Group have explored local women’s stories, creating unique shawl designs. This exhibition gives us a glimpse into women’s work including weaving, spinning, mining, leadership and philanthropy, accompanied by portraits of the women as researchers and designers.

Grey t-shirt with 'A Room of One's Own' emblazoned on the front

Take Over Tent for Revolting Women

23rd August at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 25th August, 2018

The Take Over Tent for Revolting Women (created in honour of militants and mavericks from 1918-2018) will be popping up at Edinburgh International Book Festival with the intention of making feminist waves whilst providing an inspirational oasis for writers, readers of all ages and groups including many making their first Festival foray. 

GWL Building Sign

Autumn Programme Launch

23rd August at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Save the date for our Autumn Programme Launch! There’s new exhibitions to see, tours to be had and tea to be drunk.

Suffragette research Credit: GWL

Suffragette Heritage Trails for Glasgow

23rd August at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Become a GWL Women’s History Detective and help create a lasting legacy celebrating women who changed our world.

Women Make Heritage! Exhibition Launch

23rd August at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Working with artists Rachel Mimiec and Fiona Dean, East Dunbartonshire Women’s History Group have explored local women’s stories, creating unique shawl designs. This exhibition gives us a glimpse into women’s work including weaving, spinning, mining, leadership and philanthropy, accompanied by portraits of the women as researchers and designers.

Grey t-shirt with 'A Room of One's Own' emblazoned on the front

Take Over Tent for Revolting Women

24th August at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 25th August, 2018

The Take Over Tent for Revolting Women (created in honour of militants and mavericks from 1918-2018) will be popping up at Edinburgh International Book Festival with the intention of making feminist waves whilst providing an inspirational oasis for writers, readers of all ages and groups including many making their first Festival foray. 

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