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Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce

1st February - 23rd March

Join us at GWL to experience inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce.

Firebrand Women Exhibition

Audacious Women Festival – Firebrand Women: Generating Change Exhibition

5th February - 26th February

This exhibition in partnership with the Audacious Women Festival features unique materials from Glasgow Women’s Library’s museum and archive collection.

Waymaking: An Anthology of Women's Adventure Writing, Poetry and Art

Story Café Special: Waymaking

21st February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

At this Story Cafe Special we celebrate Waymaking, an anthology of women’s adventure writing published in October 2018.

Paria Goodarzi. Credit: Paria Goodarzi


21st February at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Collect:if is a network run by and for creative women of colour (WoC). Built on mutual support, we highlight the cultural contributions of Black and Ethnic Minority women, and nurture emerging creative voices.

Story Cafe: Women, Environment, Adventure

Audacious Women Festival – Story Café: Women, Environment, Adventure

22nd February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Daring discoveries, tenacious trailblazers, awesome adventures . . . women’s writing is rich with stories of expeditions and journeys that have inspired others and changed the way we see the world we live in.

Penny Stone

Audacious Women Festival: Songwriting to Inspire Change

22nd February at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Find your inner lyricist and feel the powerful resonance of contemporary protest song at this beginner-friendly workshop with singer-songwriter Penny Stone.

Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Stride with Pride

23rd February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

Seeing Things visit Glasgow Zine Library

27th February at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

From one library to another: join Seeing Things on a trip to the recently opened Glasgow Zine library to chat to their volunteers and read some zines.

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

Readers of Colour

27th February at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Story Café

28th February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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