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SAY Women Credit: © Julie Broadfoot // Juliebee - www.juliebee.co.uk

SAY Artists

7th February - 28th March

SAY Artists: A powerful exhibition of artworks created by young women who are survivors of sexual violence.

Toys for Survival. Credit: Leah Miller-Biot

Toys for Survival

14th February - 28th March

Mobilising playfulness and pleasure as a radical act within a history of women’s resistance, healing and growth, Toys for Survival started life as a series of workshops for survivors of gender-based violence and the exhibition explores sensuality and sensory pleasure through sculpture.

Readers of Colour

Readers of Colour

26th February at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on 25th March, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 29th April, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 27th May, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Come along to our Edinburgh reading group to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women writers of colour.

Women writers breathe new life into the most ancient of myths. Credit: Rebecca Jones

Story Café Special: Mythmaking – A Feminist Guide

27th February at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the bold women writers who’ve reinvented and revitalised ancient myths at this Story Cafe Special.

Making Her Mark: Jane Arthur

Making Her Mark: Celebrating Women in Renfrewshire

27th February at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 26th June, 2020

Can you name a Renfrewshire heroine? How are women’s lives reflected in Renfrewshire’s towns and villages? How are they celebrated or remembered? Bring your stories and ideas to this exciting new project. A chance to try out something new, take part in creative workshops and make friends.

Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Story Café at Paisley Book Festival

27th February at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Rediscover the joy of being read to and hear about women writers, poets, and fighters at this Story Café on Radical Women at Paisley Book Festival

Drama Queens. Credit: Nikki Chung

Drama Queens: Play Reading for Pleasure

27th February at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

It’s time for Lights! Action! Tea! once again in our friendly and relaxed regular No-Acting-Required Drama Queens sessions. Come along and join us!

Credit: Gay Pride March "On the Way There" London 1988 (c) Della Disgrace courtesy of Rebel Dykes

The Archivettes and Rebel Dykes

27th February at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Artist Ingrid Pollard and filmmaker Siobhan Fahey present this screening of The Archivettes (2019) centering on the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Brooklyn and a short preview of Fahey's Rebel Dykes (2021) which documents the London lesbian scene, exploring the politics, clubs and communities that were forged in the 80’s.

Reading Group for Muslim Women Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

28th February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Reading group focuses on books written by Muslim women or with topics of particular relevance to Muslim women today, and we also watch films together. If you are passionate about books and love to share them with others, or you simply want to get into the habit of reading, this group is for you!

Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

29th February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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