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Story Café Special: Plants and Books

31st October, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Free – £2
Page from a Bunty annual in the GWL Collection. Credit: GWL

Immerse yourself in tales and poems from around the world, as we rediscover the joys of being read to. From riotous road trips to luminous landscapes, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective.

Story Café Special: Plants and Books, Thursday 31st October, 12.30pm to 2.30pm, £2/Free, Women only


Page from a Bunty annual in the GWL Collection. Credit: GWL
Page from a Bunty annual in the GWL Collection. Credit: GWL

Walking past GWL, you can now see the purple leaves of Heartbreaker Hebes and silver-green foliage of Lady’s Mantle in our very first garden! With thanks to the Royal Horticultural society and pupils at Hampden Primary School, we’ve been learning a lot about plants and gardens and we’d love to share this with you. We’ll be reading our favourite women and gardening stories, followed by optional winter pansy planting from 2.30pm.

So lovely to talk to other people, to sit back and listen to extracts from books. So glad I came!’ – Story Café participant

Find out about the other Autumn Story Cafés here.


This event is for women only* and there are two ticket options for this event: a £2 ticket and a Free ticket. If a ticket price of £2 is in any way a barrier to you attending this event please choose a Free ticket. We also offer a Free ticket if you are a Friend of GWL. Please book online 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 and Intersex women, as well as 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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31st October, 2019
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free – £2
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


Glasgow Women’s Library
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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0141 550 2267