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Hidden Rhythms

8th March, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

£2.00 – £3.00
Writers and Performers hands: Fatma, Asma, Vanessa, Shobhita, Christiannah. Credit: Vanessa Fuentes Carrillo
Writers and Performers hands: Fatma, Asma, Vanessa, Shobhita, Christiannah. Credit: Vanessa Fuentes Carrillo
Writers and Performers hands: Fatma, Asma, Vanessa, Shobhita, Christiannah
Credit: Vanessa Fuentes Carrillo

A chance to hear original songs and poetry celebrating love, joy, sadness, hope and everything that comes with life. Written and performed by young women who are often hidden, these tracks will give you a glimpse of a world too often overlooked.  From party bangers to sobby ballads they showcase a wide range of experience and personalities. We want to share our stories – come and be a part of them.

Hidden Rhythms, Friday 8th March, 6pm to 7.30pm, £3/£2, 16+, Women only*


The songs were written as part of a series of workshops run at the Youth Community Support Agency, a youth work charity that works with young people from ethnic minority backgrounds. The young people worked with professional musicians to write their own song. Some of these have been recorded as a momento of the year past.


“I couldn’t even stand up and do a presentation in my ESOL class at the start of this year – now I am singing on a stage in George Square and will be performing at the Glasgow Women’s Library.  I would never believe it before!” Hidden Rhythms performer

“I think this is the best song I have ever written – I am starting to get it now!” Hidden Rhythms performer

This project is funded by the Youth Music Initiative and has been supported by Music Broth in Govanhill.




This event is for women only* and costs £3 full price. We offer subsidised places at £2 for students, people on a low income, unemployed or those in receipt of benefit and Friends of GWL. Please book below or you can call us on 0141 550 2267. If you have booked a place and are no longer able to attend please let us know so that we can make your place available to someone else.

*All women-only events are inclusive of Trans, Intersex women, non-binary and gender fluid people.


Glasgow Women’s Library is wheelchair accessible, with lifts to the first floor and the Mezzanine Floor. We have accessible toilets and all the bathrooms are individual closed stalls and are gender neutral. Our larger Events Space is fitted with an induction loop. A portable induction loop is also available. For paid events free companion tickets are available.

Find more information on Accessibility at GWL or contact us and we will be very happy to offer assistance.



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8th March, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
£2.00 – £3.00
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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Glasgow Women’s Library
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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0141 550 2267