There's tales and poems from women writers from around the world to inspire you at our lunchtime Story Cafés this Autumn, so warm up with a cup of tea and become part of the story.
For our second screening of Grab and Run with Document Human Rights Film Festival we revisit the ‘interrupted screening’ format. Audience members join one another around tables and the film is interrupted at key points to allow time and space for discussion and reflection.
Screening of the British Library lecture "Women, Witches and Witch-Trials", chaired by Anita Anand. The lecture focuses on the history of witchcraft and gender roles within it.
The Library will be closed over Christmas and Hogmanay, and will re-open in the New Year on Monday, 8th January.
This New Year Herland we are all about song, storytelling, Gaelic & Scots and what women creatives from a host of backgrounds are doing with it.
If you are just discovering GWL, come along to one of our legendary programme launches with tasters, exhibition previews, meet the team, book sales and early bird bookings.
In GWL’s first solo exhibition by an international artist, Fiona Jack introduces a new series of works made in response to her Grand Aunt, suffragette Helen Crawfurd, which will be exhibited at the library less than a mile from where Crawfurd campaigned on Glasgow Green in the early 1900s.
Fiona Jack presents a collection of new works responding to the work and life of her Grand Aunt, prominent Scottish activist and suffragette Helen Crawfurd (née Jack).