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

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

4th April 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!

Sakinah Women performing alongside comedian Lubna Kerr during book week Scotland. Credit: GWL

CANCELLED: Play Reading with a Twist!

7th April at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Following workshops with a local playwright, the Sakinah Women's Group will take to the stage for this dazzling play reading with tea and buns.

Women Making It. Credit: Nikki Chung

CANCELLED: Women Making It

17th April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 30th May, 2020

Be invigorated this Spring with our bitesize learning sessions where we’ll be scrapbooking, badge making, watching films together and much more. Warm and relaxed drop-in sessions, these are perfect if you enjoy craft activities or you’re looking to make new friends!

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

CANCELLED: Writing for Performance: Showcase

18th April at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Be inspired, moved and entertained by the work that Muslim women have created and developed as part of our Stellar Quines play-writing workshops this Spring!

Readers of Colour

Readers of Colour

29th April 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 Making It. Credit: Nikki Chung

Women Making It

1st May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Be invigorated this Spring with our bitesize learning sessions where we’ll be scrapbooking, badge making, watching films together and much more. Warm and relaxed drop-in sessions, these are perfect if you enjoy craft activities or you’re looking to make new friends!

Women Making It. Credit: Nikki Chung

Women Making It

15th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Be invigorated this Spring with our bitesize learning sessions where we’ll be scrapbooking, badge making, watching films together and much more. Warm and relaxed drop-in sessions, these are perfect if you enjoy craft activities or you’re looking to make new friends!

A photo of the front of GWL, with a blackboard sign saying 'Hello, Everyone Welcome' in front.

Summer Open Day

21st May at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Our Summer Open Day is the perfect time to get to know the Library. There’s a chance to see exhibition previews, browse the second hand book sale, meet the team, have a guided tour, and pick up a copy of our hot-off-the-press Summer Events Programme! Drop by, have a cuppa, and learn more about who we are and what's on offer.

Readers of Colour

Readers of Colour

27th May at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 Making It. Credit: Nikki Chung

Women Making It

29th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Be invigorated this Spring with our bitesize learning sessions where we’ll be scrapbooking, badge making, watching films together and much more. Warm and relaxed drop-in sessions, these are perfect if you enjoy craft activities or you’re looking to make new friends!

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