Glasgow Women’s Library Garnethill Walking Tour with Denise Mina | Book Week Scotland 2021

This pre-recorded film is part of the 2021 Book Week Scotland Digital Festival.

Join Crime writer Denise Mina and Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Melody House on this special, conversational tour of the Glasgow Garnethill area. Denise’s debut novel Garnethill was named after this iconic location and the Glasgow Women’s Library have organised regular walking tours of Garnethill for many years. Melody and Denise will discuss women writers of the area and share anecdotes, stories and readings throughout. 

They are joined by the great niece of Hannah Frank, Barbara Spevack, who will read one of her relative’s poems. 

Glasgow Women’s Library is the only accredited museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events and learning opportunities.

This event is part of the 2021 Book Week Scotland Digital Festival. To find out more about Book Week Scotland, please visit:

This film has been produced by Useful Content.

Accessibility information: This film has closed captions and a transcript is available to download here.

If you have enjoyed this film, why not embark on your own walking tour of Garnethill? Find out more and download our free map here. The map is also free to pick up from GWL.

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