Susie Dalton

The Speaking Out publication

As you may already know, the Speaking Out project will be coming to a close at the end of this year. We’re currently finishing off our oral history collection, the exhibition has completed its tour of Scotland, and we’ve held catch up events with all of our project volunteers. Luckily, there’s one last thing still to […]

Art workshops at Glasgow East Women’s Aid

The Speaking Out Project hosted three art workshops with Glasgow East Women’s Aid in August and September 2017 in partnership with Frances Corr, an artist and former GEWA volunteer. Some of the artwork created by the women in the workshops is now on display as part of the Speaking Out exhibition, showing at Glasgow Women’s […]

The Speaking Out Celebration Conference

Our Celebration Conference took place on Saturday 2nd September. We were joined by dozens of inspiring women (and an inspiring man) for a wonderful day of exploring and celebrating the history of Women’s Aid in Scotland. Even the sun came out! (But then again, we heard it’s always sunny in Dundee). If you didn’t manage to join […]

Events round-up for the remainder of 2017

We’re so chuffed with the tremendous amount that the team and our project volunteers have achieved in the last 18 months, and to be honest, we’d love the Speaking Out Project to go on forever and ever. However, the time has flown by, and our project will be wrapping up at the end of this […]

What are oral histories and why are they important?

As our oral history collection draws to a close, today’s blog explores why oral histories are so important, and how you can continue recording them after the Speaking Out Project. Our wonderful volunteers are currently completing the final transcriptions of the oral history interviews conducted last year with women who have been involved in Women’s […]