Mixing the Colours

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 7 – Pauline Lynch

The seventh episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series. The podcasts in the Mixing the Colours Podcast collection offer a selection of writing and performances created by some of the women who have worked with the project in workshops and events, and have shared their work with us for the purposes of highlighting the need for the […]

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 6 – Emma Mooney

The sixth episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series. The podcasts in the Mixing the Colours Podcast collection offer a selection of writing and performances created by some of the women who have worked with the project in workshops and events, and have shared their work with us for the purposes of highlighting the need for the […]

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Mixing The Colours Podcast Episode 5 – Ethyl Smith

The fifth episode in the Mixing The Colours Podcast series. The podcasts in the Mixing the Colours Podcast collection offer a selection of writing and performances created by some of the women who have worked with the project in workshops and events, and have shared their work with us for the purposes of highlighting the need for the […]

Cover of Divided City by Theresa Breslin

Theresa Breslin’s Divided City: Mixing the Colours

Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Anabel Marsh shares her reflections on Divided City by Theresa Breslin – part of the Mixing the Colours collection. – – – – – – It’s over ten years since Theresa Breslin’s Divided City came out, and I can’t believe I haven’t read it before now. I borrowed it recently from […]

“She says it’s important that the stories are told” – a Review of Lucy Caldwell’s ‘Where They Were Missed’

Saoirse is a sheltered child. Living with her mother, father and younger sister Daisy in a tinderbox of past secrets and ever-present tensions, her world is one of fantastic bedtime stories and childish games, alive with imagination and invention. Despite their natural spark, however, the girls are essentially confined to their own house and garden […]

Be mentored by Mixing The Colours

The Scottish Community Development Centre is offering organisations running, or intending to run, anti-sectarian initiatives the opportunity to be supported by Mixing The Colours as a mentor experienced in the anti-sectarianism field.

GWL Volunteers share their views

Mixing The Colours Workshops @ Glasgow Libraries

Since June 2013, the Glasgow Women’s Library Mixing The Colours project has been delivering workshops with women in Glasgow and across Scotland to gather opinion and inspire discussion about intra-Christian sectarianism. The result of these workshops has been the production of a collection of resources including a book, a film and a series of podcasts which showcase […]

Yvonne reading from Mixing the Colours book

Mixing The Colours – Moving Forward

Sustainability is a key aspect of the work at GWL, enabling and encouraging women to take control of their own action and activism for gender equality. As part of that Mixing The Colours has supported women to write, publish and perform their creative responses to sectarianism and share their stories with wide audiences. Sharing Our Learning […]

Mixing The Colours Anthology – A Review By Claire L. Heuchan

Mixing The Colours: Women Speaking About Sectarianism is a vivid collection of short stories and poetry, each one offering a perspective on women’s experiences of sectarianism that is both unique and universal. Published by Glasgow Women’s Library, the anthology provides an extraordinary insight into the ways in which sectarianism touches the lives of women across Scotland. Sectarianism is often […]

Mixing The Colours Conference 20th March 2015  

Our Mixing The Colours Conference on Friday 20th March was the culmination of 18 months of research, workshops and discussions. I thought I’d share my presentation/speech from the day to further share the thinking behind and importance and impact of the project.