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At this special and celebratory event dedicated to women who pave the way and inspire others, we’ll welcome ten new inductees into the Outstanding Women of Scotland community.
This Autumn, be invigorated by our drop-in Women Making It sessions where we have bitesize learning and fun on offer including scrapbooking, badge making, creative writing, film screenings and much more.
“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.
The installations, photography, film and performance of Delaine Le Bas wrestle with and interrogate how it feels to be a minority within a minority. Join us for this artist talk complimenting Delaine's exhibition 'Untouchable' at Transmission Gallery.
This reading group has as its focus books written by Muslim women or with topics of particular relevance to Muslim women today. Join us for lively conversations in a relaxed environment.
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.
Discover more Scottish Suffragettes at our new Suffragette City West Trail developed by our Woman Make History detectives.
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.
In conversation, sex workers Juno Mac and Molly Smith discuss their new book Revolting Prostitutes, which brings a fresh perspective to questions that have long been contentious. Speaking from a growing global sex worker rights movement, and situating their argument firmly within wider questions of migration, work, feminism, and resistance to white supremacy, they make clear that anyone committed to working towards justice and freedom should be in support of the sex worker rights movement.
Become one of our Women Make History detectives and learn more about Scottish suffragettes and the fight for suffrage in the East of the city as we develop a new Vote 100 trail.