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A rich array of ways to discover the hidden histories of women.

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Photo of the "Gorbals Boys" on the corner of a street: three life-size bronze statues of three boys in silver high heels. Two of the boys are bent over as if to buckle up the shoes. The third is standing, holding his hands together at the groin. There is a plaque in the ground with the names of the boys: Joe, Nicky and Lee

Gorbals Women’s Heritage Walk

24th July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our guided Women’s Heritage Walks are a fantastic way to discover Glasgow and learn about extraordinary women who’ve lived, worked, and enriched the city. Discover more about the women of Gorbals on this popular heritage walk!

Two women lying down covered in string, forming a web and attached to nearby fences. Standing over them are six policemen, two writing notes. There is a quote from Virginia Woolf which reads: ‘We can best help you prevent war not by repeating your words and following your methods but by finding new words and creating new methods’

Greenham in Common

26th August at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

ONLINE: Greenham in Common is an online gathering bringing intergenerational activists and audiences together on the 40th year anniversary of the beginning of Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp.

Women dressed in white with purple and green sashes process down a road.

Performing the Past

28th August at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ONLINE: Hear feminist researchers and historians Dr Angela Bartie, Karen Mailley-Watt, and Dr Valerie Wright, talk about the important role that women played in pageants in this online event.

Colour photo of guides Joyce and Esther, standing on a leafy street with red sandstone building in the background. Esther is turned towards the camera, sharing information with a group of people who are out of sight.

Garnethill Women’s Heritage Walk

4th September at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our guided Women’s Heritage Walks are a fantastic way to discover Glasgow and learn about extraordinary women who’ve lived, worked, and enriched the city. This walk will explore Garnethill and the remarkable women who have inhabited the area.

Women from the project researching records at the local heritage centre. Credit: GWL

Making Her Mark Exhibition

30th September - 14th October

Discover new histories of Renfrewshire women uncovered by the Making Her Mark project at this remarkable exhibition!

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For information about the earlier Women Make History walk development project, visit the old Women Make History page.

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