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Textiles and Activism: Celebration Event

23rd April, 2019 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Education for Women artwork from the Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event Credit: GWL
Education for Women artwork from the Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event Credit: GWL
Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event
Credit: GWL

Please note that this event has been rescheduled and will now take place on Tuesday 23rd April.

Working with textile artist Paria Goodarzi, women from Sakina Group in Glasgow have designed their own creative prints for scarves. This exhibition showcases their work which uses symbols, images and empowering statements to explore and celebrate women’s activism. This exhibition has no audio content.

Textiles and Activism: Celebration Event, Tuesday 23rd April, 11am to 2pm, 16+, Women only*


Hear from women involved in the exhibition at this afternoon of spoken word, songs and stories, spoken in Urdu and English. Learn about the women’s activism and suffrage movement in Britain that inspired the textile designs at this celebratory event.



This event is for women only* and is free to attend. Please book below (you will be taken through the shopping cart but no charge will be made) 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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23rd April, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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