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Shamshad Ghani singing Auld Lang Syne in Punjabi at Herland: Alternative Burns Night, Jan 2018 Credit: GWL

Alternative Burns Night: Herland Ceilidh

25th January at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our legendary Alternative Burns Night gets a twist, a turn, a birl… this year we’ll be ceilidh-ing the night away and hearing Scots and Gaelic story-telling and song by awe-inspiring women creatives. Put the date in your diary: more info released in November!

Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce: Exhibition Launch with Special Guest Jackie Kay

31st January at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at GWL to launch inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce and hear award-winning writer Jackie Kay share her new writing inspired by their work.

Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce

1st February - 23rd March

Join us at GWL to experience inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Warm Welcome

2nd February at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3rd February, 2019

GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections.

Tillie Olsen 'Silences' at GWL. Credit: GWL

Hitherto Unknown: Research Workshops

4th February at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“Literary history and the present are dark with silences.” Tillie Olsen, ‘Silences’, 1978. Uncover the writers and stories silenced by the barriers of gender, class and race in this series of research workshops.

Open Book Credit: GWL

Open Book

5th February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Described as “the most interesting and inspirational mornings” by one participant, these vibrant and thoughtful monthly workshops led by poet Marjorie Lotfi Gill explore themes of journey, migration and belonging.

Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Stride with Pride

16th February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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