Seeing Things is a group that meet up to see art, performances and cultural events put on by women across Glasgow and beyond. We think it’s more fun to go to see things together, and we usually have a cup of tea or coffee afterwards. Our trips are always free. It would be great if you […]
Ahead of this years Take One Action film festival (and our partnership event Disruption is Fertile) we hear from Executive Director Tamara Van Strijthem who reflects on the importance of female voices being at the very heart of the festival, both behind and in front of the camera.
“How do we bring literature alive?” This is the question driving Wanjiru Koinange and Angela Wachuka, the co-founders of Book Bunk, an independent organisation based in Nairobi that transforms the city’s libraries into inclusive public spaces.
This is a blog post about my personal experience of volunteering in the archive for the Glasgow Women’s Library. I have loved being part of the library and I have been given amazing opportunities to expand my knowledge and learn new skills.
Jazmin, the Glasgow Women’s Library’s Readers of Colour Intern, tells us about the programme’s partnership with Fringe of Colour.
Our Autumn Programme 2019 is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL, take a look on our website, or download a pdf programme to find out all about events and projects happening this season.
Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to Scotland’s only free creative writing competition for women. Our theme this year is Blether!
The long history of challenges faced by women has been countered by the activism of women, as we organise to change the inequalities and injustices that we face within society. The campaigning that activist women of the past undertook can be contrasted with the campaigns of activist women in the present. These parallels highlight how […]
To celebrate this week’s Book Bunk visit to GWL, our Story Café Special focused on Kenyan writers and activists. Read a summary of the Kenyan fiction, films and organisations we discussed.
Our volunteer Jacquie was asked to help with admin tasks on the Book Bunk project. Glasgow Women’s Library is sharing its experience and knowledge with this, equally fantastic, organisation which is reviving 3 libraries in Nairobi. This made her reflect on her time volunteering at the library.