Hi all! My names Ashley and I’m excited to be volunteering at GWL attending and writing about events. The Heritage Walk was amazing and incredibly informative of amazing women in Glasgow’s East End. I can’t wait to attend others.
Following our nomination of the “Barras Queen” Maggie McIver, Historic Environment Scotland have announced that she will now be recognised thanks to a Commemorative Plaque to be placed on the Barrowlands Ballroom.
It’s Spring, the sun is making sporadic appearances, and our Women’s Heritage Walks have begun! Why not come along and get some fresh air whilst learning about women you’ll be astonished you didn’t know about before…
See the city in a new light with our Women’s Heritage Walks which are back for Spring!
GWL nominated the Suffragette Oak for the recognition of Scotland’s Tree of the Year and now we need your help to secure this accolade by voting for this much loved tree online. Find out how here.
You can now book for our Women’s Heritage Walks or Heritage Bike Rides this Autumn. We have a whole host of weekend events putting the hidden heroines of Glasgow in the spotlight to inform and inspire you.
Women Make History, and we want the world to know! Join us for one of our Women’s Heritage Walks taking place this Spring and Summer.
Glasgow Women’s Library has been buzzing lately with all the preparations for MARCH oF WOMEN which is taking place on Saturday 7th March! On this day, a procession of women from Glasgow and beyond (all wearing white) will spill out of Glasgow Women’s Library onto the streets of Bridgeton to celebrate the achievements of women […]
Believe it or not the creator of the Barras was actually a woman called Maggie McIver. Known as the Barra Queen she prospered at a time when very few women could. Read more about her here,
A short video in which one of our volunteer tour guides and history detectives Lesley Orr reveals how she got involved and what she loves about volunteering with us.