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Mapping Histories: Women of Dennistoun

30th October at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Do you have stories to share about Dennistoun? Have you lived there for years or are you new to the neighbourhood and would like to learn more about it? Join Glasgow Women’s Library and Lingo Flamingo in celebrating and discovering the histories and heritage of women of Dennistoun in this laid-back, interactive, story sharing and map making workshop!

Open Book. Credit: GWL

Open Book

1st November at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Story Café Special: Sister Earth

4th November at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ONLINE: In these uncertain times, nature has become more important than ever to us as a source of calm, and healing. In this Story Café, we look to women’s writings and stories of action that celebrate our natural environment, from urban gardeners and wild walkers to women working together on issues of climate change and preserving and protecting our natural environment.

Women from the Making Her mark project participating in creative and research workshops

Making Her Mark Exhibition

17th November - 29th November

Discover new histories of Renfrewshire women uncovered by the Making Her Mark project at this remarkable exhibition!

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Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase

18th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: This year, we’re taking our Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase online again, and we’ll love you to join us! Prepare to be dazzled by our shortlisted writers, as they read out their stories and poems on this year’s theme – CELEBRATION.

Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

Readers of Colour

24th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 24th November, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 15th December, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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.

Open Book

6th December at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

Readers of Colour

15th December at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 24th November, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 15th December, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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.

Joan and Me: Creative Writing in Response to Joan Eardley

5th February, 2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ONLINE: In response to our exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of wonderful Scottish-based artist Joan Eardley, we’re delighted to offer three creative writing workshops.

Open Book. Credit: GWL

Open Book

7th February, 2022 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

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