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Recharge – Postponed – new date TBC

25th June at 11:00 am - 3:30 pm


This event has been postponed – please keep an eye on our website and social media for information on a rescheduled date.    

Museum of Homelessness,  Ubuntu Women’s Shelter and Glasgow Women’s Library are teaming up to host a day of creative activities, good food and togetherness. This event is for anyone who could do with some breathing space from the fight against the hostile environment, austerity, housing injustice or other things! Join us for a space of solidarity and a chance to breathe out.

Recharge, Saturday 25th June, 11am to 3.30pm, Free, GWL

Jacob V. Joyce, Spaceship, 2021. Image by Jacob V. Joyce

Recharge is not an event about organising or exchanging tactics. It won’t include presentations or talks. Instead, we will have informal activities, workshops and other things to do which are intended to be nourishing and healing.

Aderonke Apata, Trustee of Museum of Homelessness will kick off our event and introduce the day. Aderonke is a Human Rights Activist, legal professional and the founder of African Rainbow Family. Aderonke’s incredible victory after a 13-year battle is the stuff of legend. She will share tips around creativity, resistance and joy in the face of adversity.

Throughout the day there will be creative activities, a lovely picnic lunch provided by Akara bakery and relaxation. The event will be facilitated by Museum of Homelessness crew members Benji Lain, Jess Turtle and Matt Turtle.

As a key part of the event MoH collaborator Jacob V. Joyce will share their spaceship. The spaceship is a huge mobile fabric mural which is activated through games, grounding rituals and the embodied gestures of systemically marginalised activists. The spaceship was created by many voices and invites people to consider the ways we can resist alienation together and create new ways of moving forward together: cruising beyond the isolating grip of oppressive state violence.

This is one of our “take part” events this Summer!


This event has been postponed – please keep an eye on our website and social media for information on a rescheduled date.    

The event is free and open to all. To attend, please book below and we will share an email invitation with you.  If you would like to make a donation to Glasgow Women’s Library, you can do so here.


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.

Find more information on Accessibility at GWL and if you have any access needs (such as sign language interpretation) lease don’t hesitate to contact us and we will ensure the event is accessible for you.


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25th June
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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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