Summer Programme

Glasgow Women’s Library offers a fun packed programme for all women over the summer period which includes arts & crafts activities, visits to Musuems, Arts Galleries and places of worship, film screenings and outdoor activities.

Arts & Crafts Workshop

Monday 5th July, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Monday 12th July, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Tuesday 20th July,10.30am – 12.30pm
Monday 26th July,10.30am – 12.30pm
Tuesday 3rd August,10.30am – 12.30pm
Monday 9th August,10.30am – 12.30pm

An opportunity to learn how to create a scrapbook and hand-made cards! Informal, relaxed, socialising, tea and cakes, fun and laughter!

Visit to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Creative Workshop

Thursday 8th July, 10am – 3pm

Guided tour, creative writing, relaxed and informal, lunch provided

Visit to the St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art and Picnic

Wednesday 14th July, 10am – 2pm

Interactive workshops, handling objects, guided tour, learn about faiths of the world in a fun and relaxed way.

Film Screening – Black

(Popcorn & soft drinks provided)
Thursday 15th July, 1.30pm – 3.45pm

A tender story of two soul mates: eight-year-old Michelle McNally, born to an Anglo-Indian family and deaf-blind after an illness at the age of eighteen months; and 48-year-old Debraj Sahai, an eccentric alcoholic and teacher to the deaf-blind. Debraj takes on the task of teaching the bright but violent Michelle. His unorthodox approach eventually succeeds, but he is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease just when he is beginning to make progress with his student. Now, the roles are reversed, and it is Michelle who must help Debraj fight the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s.

Visit to the Garnethill Synagogue and Garnethill Heritage Walk

Wednesday 21st July, 10.30am – 2.30pm

Guided tour, explore the Jewish archives, learn about the Jewish faith, Learn about the Garnethill area through a guided walking tour, Picnic at the Garnethill Park

Visit to Gurdwara (Pollokshields) and Picnic at Maxwell Park

Wednesday 28th July,10.30am – 1.30pm

Tour of the Guru Granth Sahib Gurdwara, handling objects, learn about the Sikh religion

Film Screening – Slumdog Millionaire

(Popcorn & drinks provided)
Thursday 29th July,1.30pm – 3.30pm

Feel good film of the decade. Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai sets of to find the love of his life Latika. He is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20-million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”

Woodlands Barons Haugh Nature Reserve, Motherwell

Thursday 5th August, 10am – 4pm

Nature walk, bird watching, story telling, building bird boxes, picnic.

Booking is essential. For more information or to book your place click here to send us an email or you can call Syma or Pauline on 0141 552 8345


  • Posted 29th July, 2010 at 10:15 pm | Permalink
    clare mccann

    i would like to book a place on the visit to baron’s haugh on august 5th.

  • Posted 2nd August, 2010 at 8:25 pm | Permalink
    clare mccann

    do the arts and crafts classes require booking?

  • Posted 2nd August, 2010 at 8:26 pm | Permalink
    clare mccann

    do the arts and crafts classes need booked?

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