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She settles in the Shields – 10 years on

24th October, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


This October marks 10 years since the publication “She Settles in the Shields – untold stories of migrant women in Pollokshields” was launched.

She settles in the Shields – 10 years on, Sunday 24th October , 2pm to 4pm, The Bowling Green, Pollokshields, Free

*Please note this was advertised as Saturday the 23rd of October on the events at a glance blog and Trailer but will now take place on Sunday 24th.

Join us for a celebratory afternoon revisiting the amazing stories of the women featuring in the book.  We will also launch ‘She settles in the Shields Part’ 2 which highlights the experience of 2nd and 3rd generation immigrant women and the wonderful work they’ve carried out in the Pollokshields area over the past decade.

“It’s quite poignant, that 10 years on we have a legacy, not only of the hard work of our mothers, grandmothers and migrant women in our community, but of the hardships they faced when they first came to this country”  Tabassum Niamat  – 2nd generation immigrant women and community activist in Pollokshields


This event is free and open to everyone. To attend please book below, booking for this event will close on Friday 22nd of October


This event will take place at The Bowling Green, 49 McCulloch Street, Glasgow, G41 1SU for more information please check the venue website here or email us at info@womenslibrary.org.uk



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24th October, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267
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