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GWL at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Adele Patrick is a Guest Selector at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. Adele has curated a series of panel discussions for the ‘Revolting Women’ programming strand, as well as a GWL Herland special, and the three day Take Over Tent for Revolting Women! Find out more below about what to expect at this year’s festival, and to learn where you can find us and how to take part.

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Fly the Flag for GWL on Social Media

Add our brilliant new flag design to your social media profile to show your support for our Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018 campaign.

Processions, social media and campaigning.

In this blog post, our intern Jeanette recounts what she has been up to this month. Warning: may contain references to trips to Edinburgh, visits by social media people and her taking on a new job as a photographer.

Harpies, Quines and Bonnie Fechters . . .

There’s no doubt that 2018 is a special year. Events, remembrances and celebrations all over the country mark 100 years since (some) women secured the vote in the UK – and 2018 is also the centenary of the end of World War One. As part of our own recognition of this momentous year, the National […]

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Flying the Flag for GWL

Glasgow Women’s Library today announced the launch of a new, specially designed flag that will be ‘flown’ at locations across Scotland as part of their campaign to become Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018.

The Papers of Barbara Burford

Archive volunteer, Ellen Embleton, introduces us to the collection she has just catalogued, the papers of writer and activist Barbara Burford.

Review: Wir haben sie noch alle! – a publication by the Berlin feminist archive

GWL was recently sent a publication by the biggest German archive on women’s history, the FFBIZ which is located in Berlin. We are thrilled to find out that our publication 21 Revolutions served as a model for the fortieth anniversary special by the FFBIZ. Our intern Jeanette tries to break down the language barrier in this review, puts the work into context and relates what she liked best.

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GWL Summer Programme 2018 Out Now!

Our Summer Programme 2018 is now available for you to browse at your leisure.

A month of specials and travels

In this blog post, our intern Jeanette reminisces about what volunteering at GWL held for her in the month of May. Be prepared for travels, books and fun at handcrafting.

Amna Sharif atworks

Seeing Things Trip to Trongate 103

At the end of March Seeing Things took a trip to Trongate 103 to visit the Project Ability gallery, where Doreen Kay, Amna Sharif and Jacqui Smyth presented their work.