Speaking Volumes, a My Bookcase and GWL project for GI 2016 celebrates texts by women recommended by creatives involved in this year’s GI festival of visual arts. Here we share some of the digital recommendations.
See the city in a new light with our Women’s Heritage Walks which are back for Spring!
We asked ‘Which time of day or week is best for you to visit?’ and we listened as an overwhelming 30% of you said weekends or Saturdays. We’re open on Saturdays from 12pm to 4pm.
International Women’s Day is a busy time for us every year. This year, we have a range of activity including our East End Women’s Heritage Walk, Trailblazer event with author and singer Rachel Dawick, exhibitions of new wall hangings in Material Matters, and an In Conversation event with author of A Petrol Scented Spring Ajay Close and GWL’s Donna Moore.
Nominations for the Outstanding Women of Scotland 2016 awards are invited until 11th March 2016.
We were all bursting with pride that the Suffragette Oak won Scottish Tree of the Year last October, and we’re now setting our sights even higher – on the European Tree of the Year trophy!
This Spring we have a vibrant programme of events, activities and learning programmes, many of which are free to attend. Download a copy of the programme here or see our calendar for upcoming events.
The Outstanding Women of Scotland Awards honour 10 living women each year who have made truly outstanding contributions to Scottish life and culture. The 2016 award nominations are open until March 2016.
What a wealth of talented women writers we have living in Scotland. Find out the poet and writer who will win this year’s Bold Types competition on Tuesday 24th November in the library.
Special fortnightly prize draw as part of our BFI LOVE season film screenings where we take love from the page to the screen and celebrate films to fall in love with and films to break your heart.