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Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Home Where Home Is Not

24th June - 3rd August

Home Where Home Is Not is an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place. This exhibition is across both GWL and Platform, Easterhouse.

Seeing things

Seeing Things visit ‘Home Where Home Is Not’

23rd July at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Seeing Things is a group that meet up to see art, performances and cultural events put on by women across Glasgow and beyond. We think it’s more fun to go to see things together, and we usually have a cup of tea or coffee afterwards.  Our trips are always free. It would be great if you could come along.

Drama Queens perform The Abbess of Crewe adaptation Credit: GWL

Drama Queens: In Our Own Words

25th July at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Following on from the fun and hilarious adaptation of Abbess of Crewe by our Drama Queens, this Summer we're experimenting with a new short story adaptation. Come along for play writing fun. No experience required!

Readers of Colour X Fringe of Colour

25th July at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This Summer, we are excited to take part in the Fringe of Colour Scheme, which aims to increase the access of young people of colour in Edinburgh to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Find out more about our first meeting!

Women Making It Scrapbooking. Credit: GWL

Women Making It

26th July at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, film screenings and much more. Friendly and relaxed drop-in sessions, perfect if you're new to the Library!

Sensible Footwear Cover. Credit: Kate Charlesworth

Sensible Footwear Book Launch

27th July at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate a graphic milestone in lesbian history! Join us for the launch of cartoonist Kate Charlesworth’s long-awaited memoir Sensible Footwear.

Books by Women Writers of Colour at Glasgow Women's Library

Readers of Colour

31st July at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 26th September, 2019

Come along to our Edinburgh reading group to discover and chat about new women writers of colour.

Glasgow Women’s Library Banner, created by Fiona Jack. Credit: GWL

Warm Welcome

3rd August at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 8th September, 2019

GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a friendly relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections. We’d love to welcome you here!

Open Book Credit: GWL

Open Book

6th August at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Read poems and short stories together as prompts for your own creative writing – perfect for seasoned writers and beginners alike.

A small group sit round a table writing. Everyone has their heads down and looks to be focused. There are tea cups and what look to be photographic prompts on the table.

Respond and Write: Edinburgh Art Festival for Writers

6th August at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Let Olga Wojtas inspire you to write something new this summer in response to the work of some of the women artists at Edinburgh Art Festival 2019

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