As the Speaking Out project comes to an end, Project Coordinator Emma Gascoigne shares the team’s thanks, the resources created by the project, and encourages those involved in the movement to continue preserving the incredibly important history of Women’s Aid.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In this post, our new Heritage Engagement Officer, Susie Dalton, introduces herself and talks about what she’ll be working on in the project.
Registration is now open for the Speaking Out Celebration Conference in September! Find out more about the programme for the day and where to book your ticket.
In today’s post we hear from project volunteer Caroline Darke, who shares some of the shocking and somewhat strange stories she’s come across while working with the Scottish Women’s Aid archive held at Glasgow Women’s Library.
In today’s post, engagement officer Emma updates us on the project learning resource for young people. What it’s about, what we hope it will achieve, what we’ve discovered through piloting and, most importantly, when it will be launched!