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October 2018

First Waves

8th October - 30th November

The First Waves exhibition speaks of women's experiences of Race Relations across Glasgow through photographic portraits and digital audio works crafted by Scarlett Crawford, UK Parliament Artist in Residence.

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First Waves Glasgow Portraits. Credit: Scarlett Crawford

The Rape of Recy Taylor

18th October at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

“Recy Taylor, a name I know and I think you should know too” - Oprah Winfrey, Golden Globes 2018. Join us for the screening of this documentary about Recy Taylor and her fight for justice.

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Recy Taylor Potrait, Credit: Director Nancy Buirski

Outstanding Women of Scotland 2018

20th October at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

At this special and celebratory event dedicated to women who pave the way and inspire others, we’ll welcome ten new inductees into the Outstanding Women of Scotland community.

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Horse MacDonald, Joyce McMillan, Rosina Bosina, Remzije Sherifi, Sam Ainsley, Jo Clifford, Myrtle Simpson - Outstanding Women of Scotland Inductees 2017

Seeing Things: Visiting Tramway for Unlimited Festival, Samara Scott & Jamie Crewe

20th October at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Seeing Things trip to Tramway where we will see work taking place as part of Unlimited Festival, a festival platforming exciting new art work by disabled artists. As well as Tramway's current exhibitions by Samara Scott and Jamie Crewe.

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Creative Writing Support Group

23rd October at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.

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Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Changing Stories: Creative Writing about the Menopause

25th October at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

What does the menopause mean to you? A new beginning? A taboo subject? A future mystery? Listen to readings from other women writers, share your thoughts and experiences about this time of life, and learn how to turn them into poems, stories and more. These workshops are open to all women whether you are new to writing or not.

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Story Cafe Special: Hallowe'en Harpies Credit: GWL

Story Café Special: Hallowe’en Harpies

25th October at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
GWL in Landressy Street, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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We’re taking on the supernatural, the scary and the spine-tingling in our Hallowe’en Harpies Story Café Special, featuring women’s writing in sci-fi, horror and the gothic.

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Bold Types: Editing Mistress-Class

Free – £2
25th October at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Submitting your poem or story to our Bold Types competition? Give yourself the boost to be a Bold Type with our Editing Mistress-class.

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Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Utter: Raise Your Voice

25th October 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.

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

Women Making It

26th October at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 24th November, 2018

This Autumn, be invigorated by our drop-in Women Making It sessions where we have bitesize learning and fun on offer including scrapbooking, badge making, creative writing, film screenings and much more.

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Women's hands making at a busy table, cutting out letters in pink and green to read 'Peace'.
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