Superseded Events category

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An Exciting January Schedule!

It’s a new year, and with it a new schedule of exciting and inspiring events here at the Women’s Library. January and February are jam-packed with events and workshops, so why not come along and escape from the dreich and the dull outside with a hot cup of tea, nice biscuit and some good company! […]

A Review of The Novel The Color Purple In the Lead Up To ‘Celebrating Black on Screen Talent’

“I think us here to wonder, myself. To wonder. To ast. And that in wondering bout the big things and asting bout the big things, you learn about the little ones, almost by accident. But you never know nothing more about the big things than you start out with. The more I wonder, he say, […]

Please Join Us This Saturday For Voices of Experience – Discussions on Architecture

All around the world, architecture shapes the character of a place and endures in our memories. Architectural landmarks are some of the only Earthly things that truly endure against time, and can move us, inspire us, awe us and comfort us. As master architect Louis I. Khan once said: “A great building must begin with […]

Don’t Miss This Week: Sharon Hayes In Conversation

This Saturday 8th October, starting 2pm, we at the Women’s Library are delighted to welcome renowned American artist Sharon Hayes and her latest commission In My Little Corner of the World, Anyone Would Love You, a video installation that re-stages material extracted from newsletters and small-run publications produced by feminist, lesbian and effeminist political collectives […]

Exhibiting Now at GWL: Beyond the Selfie

The GWL are excited to be exhibiting Beyond the Selfie, an incredible collection of self-portraits compiled by a group of talented young Scottish women exploring the diverse concept of female selfhood in the modern world. Including characters both factual and fictual, future and past, the collection takes inspiration from Jo Spence’s pioneering works held at […]

16 Days of Action

For 16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women we are holding a couple of events in December 2011.

Gender Shift: Women Who Make Men

A conversation between acclaimed Scottish writer, Zoe Strachan and drag king pioneer, Diane Torr on the creation of male characters by women.

GWL Borrower's Card

We’ve sadly had to cancel Book4Book

Bring a book. Bring yourself. Grab a cuppa. Grab a seat. Have a listen. Have a chat at GWL’s first Book4Book event!

She Settles in the 'Shields poster on display in GWL

She Settles in the Shields: Publication Launch

She Settles in the Shields provides a unique opportunity to meet the women who travelled to Scotland from all over the world, in search of family, love and security.

Wigtown Book Festival: “Hysterical Women and Graphic Grrrlz” An Illustrated Talk

To complement our exhibition at Wigtown Library, Glasgow based illustrator and zine-maker Heather Middleton will give an illustrated talk on the history of graphic novels and zines by women authors.