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How have individuals and collectives imagined alternative ways of living and organising? Inspired by our communities and collections, Life Support considers how artists and activists have addressed and challenged experiences of care, health, education, housing and home life.
ONLINE: Want to put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) but intimidated by that blank page staring at you? This Fearties session is the ideal place to coax your muse out of hiding and encourage her to enter our Bold Types competition.
ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.
ONLINE: How have grassroots collectives worked together to sustain and care for each other? This Open Archive explores the traces of feminist, queer, anti-racist, and community organising in the GWL archives, spotlighting material from groups that have built intersecting support networks across political struggles.
If you are new to GWL this is a relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our collections, programmes and projects, and get a full tour and your questions answered. These drop in sessions are a great way to learn more about what goes on in the library.
ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.
ONLINE: This informal conversation between artists who have created works for the Life Support exhibition and members of the curatorial team will share their perspectives on some of the themes in the show including health and care.
This October marks 10 years since the publication “She Settles in the Shields - untold stories of migrant women in Pollokshields” was launched. Join us for a celebratory afternoon revisiting the amazing stories of the women featuring in the book.