We Deserve A Medal: Militant Suffrage Activism

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Celebrate Glasgow Women’s Library’s recent acquisition of Maud Joachim’s hunger strike medal, with a rare opportunity to see two other special medals in this exhibition of militant suffrage memorabilia. A suffragette and member of the Women’s Social and Political Union, Maud was arrested in Dundee on the 20th October 1909, with Adela Pankhurst, Helen Archdale, […]

Project Esperanza

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Eve-Hawa Quilt, 2023 Fabric, shells, bamboo canes The Project Esperanza ‘Eve/Hawa Quilt’ is a poignant tapestry woven by the skilled hands of Project Esperanza's Women's sewing group in Edinburgh. More than a mere creation, it serves as a profound expression of resilience and healing. Crafted as part of a therapeutic journey, the quilt delves into […]

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Teenage Kicks

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Meg can’t wait to leave home. Cynthia misses her family back in the Caribbean. Pamela is pregnant and her mum wants the baby adopted. Andrea fancies girls. Life in 1960s Britain was changing fast but it wasn’t all miniskirts and pop music. This beautiful installation, with illustrations by Candice Purwin in digital and other forms, […]

City Streets, Scottish Islands and Silhouetted Hills: Bet Low (1924-2007), Art and Life

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2024 is the 100th anniversary of Bet Low’s birth. Hildegarde Berwick will be giving a talk about the Gourock-born artist’s life and work, with time for audience questions. Bet Low’s long career started with creating theatre sets for Glasgow Unity Theatre. In 1963, she co-founded the New Charing Cross Gallery on Sauchiehall Street, creating opportunities […]

Event Series Women Making It

Women Making It

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Join us this Autumn for a range of GWL's bitesize feminist crafting including block printing, candle art, quilling, stone art and much more!

Free

*CANCELLED* World Book Night Giveaway Party

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Due to staff absence our #WorldBookNight Giveaway Party will no longer be going ahead as advertised, however please do pop in on Friday & pick up a free book! Apologies to anyone who was planning to attend the party.

Free

This Is Who We Are: Working With GWL

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

This will be an informal and open session where Mattie and Farzane, GWL Production Coordinators, will share information about our programme and how your event, exhibition or project can become part of it. We’ll go through our application process, share some of the ways we work and leave lots of time for your individual questions. […]

Summer 2024 Programme Launch and Garden Party

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Come along to our garden party* and find out more about what you can look forward to at GWL over the summer months as we launch our Summer 2024 Programme. You can get a sneak preview of our new garden space created for Glasgow International Festival of Art 2024 with artist Reiko Goto Collins, have […]

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