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6 separate photographs collaged together displaying hands holding objects ranging from a mobile phone to a basket.

Moving Minds: Exhibition

12th May at 12:00 pm - 9th June at 4:00 pm

In an open, honest and often humorous way, contributors to this exhibition have shared memories and photographs of objects with special significance to them, telling diverse stories from Scotland’s Gypsy and Traveller population.

Christina Sharpe: In The Wake On Blackness and Being book cover

Christina Sharpe: we are held, and held: writing and reading workshop

21st May at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A writing and reading workshop with Christina Sharpe, the celebrated author of In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. The workshop will focus on a collective reading of The Hold, the third chapter of this important text, and will provide a close reading and discussion with reference to the poetry of Dionne Brand, other writers and artworks on 'being in the hold'

Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Creative Writing Support Group

22nd May at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As requested by Creative Writing for Fearties participants, we have created space for writers to meet each other, share work in an encouraging atmosphere, support each other to hone writing skills, try out ideas and develop new projects.

Artwork by Clementine Thomas, looks to be a pennant flag in yellow rough materials with the work 'POM' '0810' and then 'ROBINSON' all in red printed on top.

Making Sparks: GSA Illustration exhibition

24th May - 5th July

Glasgow School of Art Illustration students have been mining the GWL collection to create new letterpress and collograph prints inspired by Muriel Spark's dark, humorous and lushly evocative works.

Summer Programme Launch

24th May at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We launch our Summer Programme with tasters, tours and talks at GWL. We also host one of our legendary journal and book sales!

Photograph of three women of colour smiling and with their arms round one another. They are standing in front of a banner for 'Project X'.


24th May at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Collect: if is a network run by and for creative women of colour (WoC), join us for these informal gatherings to connect and learn more about how to use Collect:if and GWL resources to put your practice in the spotlight.

Song books from our collection, ‘Out Loud!’ and ‘Sisters In Song’ Credit: GWL

Utter: Raise Your Voice

24th May at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This singing group with a difference brings together women of all ages and abilities to celebrate womanhood through the power of our collective voice.

Photograph of a print showing purple design on top of a deep blue. The words 'A dazzling indictment' are printed in green in small lettering at the bottom right hand side of the image.

Making Sparks: Exhibition Launch

24th May at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Celebrate the launch of Making Sparks, an exhibition of new works by GSA Illustration students made in response to Muriel Spark books from the GWL collection.

Seeing Things Trongate Extravaganza

26th May at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Seeing Things group on the 26th of May for a three-part trip to Trongate 103! We will be seeing Nnena Kalu's exhibition at Project Ability, Ciara Phillips's work displayed at Glasgow Print Studio and James Pfaff's exhibition at Street Level Photoworks.

Story Café

31st May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Rediscover the joy of being read to at our legendary lunchtime Story Café, as we immerse ourselves in tales of life, love and longing by the best women writers from across the globe.

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