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Picking Up The Pieces: Women in Post-War Britain

12th June, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Creative Writing Credit: GWL

A Create and Connect Showcase!

We think of war as a man’s world, but women have always played active roles in times of violence and been left to pick up the pieces in societies decimated by war. Stephanie McCurry, Women’s War

Picking Up The Pieces, Wednesday 12th June, 7pm to 8pm, Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, 16+

GWL’s Create and Connect Writing Group have responded to the theme of this year’s Harpies, Fechters, and Quines festival, ‘Picking Up the Pieces. Join them and the GWL team at the Scottish Poetry Library for an evening of powerful readings.

In partnership with Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh Libraries and Harpies, Fechters and Quines festival.


This event is free and open to all 16+. Please book through the Scottish Poetry Library website here or call us on 0141 550 2267.


This event takes place at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh. Please visit here for information on accessibility or contact SPL on reception@spl.org.uk or 0131 557 2876 for further information.




12th June, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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Scottish Poetry Library
5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT
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0131 557 2876
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