Superseded Events category

This Events category is no longer used – please see our Events Calendar for information about upcoming events!

Wigtown Book Festival: Women’s History Walk

This fantastic guided walk, created by local women, charts the history and achievements of Wigtown women.

Wigtown Book Festival: Podcast Launch

The Wigtown Women’s History Walk was launched in March 2010 and has been in great demand for 18 months. The group of volunteers who created the walk have now created a downloadable podcast of the walk and this event will celebrate its launch.

Living Classrooms

A second opportunity for local women to take part in creative learning in an outdoor environment in the Southside of Glasgow. Children also welcome. For more information contact Syma at the Library.

Launch of the Necropolis Women’s Heritage Walk Map

This event is now fully booked. The launch of our latest ground-breaking free Women’s Heritage Walk maps will be marked by a guided walk with some of the map’s researchers and its editor, Heather Middleton. A tour that digs the dirt on Victorian society, unearths women’s achievements and exhumes the history of some of the women buried in the Glasgow Necropolis.

Glasgow in the Making: Women’s West End Walk and Talk

For Glasgow in the Making we are holding our pioneering women’s heritage walk revealing a hidden history of the West End of Glasgow. A unique and inspiring insight into the hitherto unsung women who made the West End. Followed by refreshments and discussion at the Albany Learning and Conference Centre.

Clydebank Women’s History Taster Session

Come along and find out about the Clydebank women’s history group. At this taster you can meet some of the group and find out about how you can learn the skills to become a women’s history detective.

Women Make History Workshops

Following on from our successful oral histories session in June there will be a chance to practice recording and to have a go at transcription. New comers welcome to join.

Clydebank HerStory Scrapbooking Session

Use a fabulous range of creative paper, gems and embellishments to create a scrapbook page to capture special moments in your life.

My Life in Books

The second in our series of events looking at the role of books in women’s lives. Following on from our successful crime fiction event, this will focus on when books come late in women’s lives.

WMH Film Night: You Play Your Part & Red Skirts

Part of our Women Make History workshops programme we are having a film night, watching 2 shorts films based on the Govan Rent strikes: Red Skirts on Clydeside and You Play Your Part.