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ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Summer, led online by writer Beth Godfrey.
ONLINE: Join us for a stimulating and lively discussion with historian Dr Thora Hands who will speak about the lager lovelies cans, and their use as a marketing campaign from the 1960s to the early 1990s.
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: 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: Delighted to welcome Anne Pia to Story Café to talk about and read from her new book, ‘Keeping away the spiders’, which explores joy, possibility and how we can breach barriers. Pull up a virtual chair and join in the conversation!
ONLINE: The Reading group for Muslim Women brings together women interested in books written by Muslim women or with a focus on women’s issue. If you are passionate about books and love to share them with others, or you simply want to get into the habit of reading but find it challenging, then this group is for you!
ONLINE: Hear feminist researchers and historians Dr Angela Bartie, Karen Mailley-Watt, and Dr Valerie Wright, talk about the important role that women played in pageants in this online event.
ONLINE: Bring the Great Outdoors indoors at this Story Café Special with Grey Hen Press! Pull up a virtual chair and be enchanted by poems about mountains, lakes, rivers and woods. The perfect way to spend your lunchtime!
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.