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Film still from Bower of Bliss by Linder. Cinematographer Fatosh Olgacher

Bower of Bliss: The Next Chapter

7th March - 9th April

See the next chapter of Linder’s artist film ‘Bower of Bliss,’ first revealed as part of Linder’s Flag & Film commission at GWL for Glasgow International 2018.

POSTPONED: ‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland

2nd April at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

How have women photographers in Scotland taken control of their own image? This symposium will reveal neglected stories of Scottish women in photography, including feminist social documentary photographer Franki Raffles, folklorist Margaret Fay Shaw and more.

Rosita McKenzie 'Shores of Freedom'. Credit: Rosita McKenzie

POSTPONED: ‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland Reception Event

2nd April at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We warmly invite you to an informal reception celebrating the 'Ways of Seeing' women's photography exhibition which is at the library for one day only before it’s showing at Tenement House.

Women Making It. Credit: Nikki Chung

CANCELLED: Women Making It

3rd 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!

A hand holds up a GWL Borrower Card bearing the GWL logo, a red circle with a green figure of a woman and an 'i' for information. There are bookshelves and an architect's model of the building behind.

Warm Welcome

4th April at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 7th June, 2020

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

Open Book. Credit: GWL

POSTPONED: Open Book

7th April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

These vibrant and thoughtful monthly Open Book sessions are back for spring, and now led by poet Alice Tarbuck or writer Beth Godfrey.

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.

Drama Queens. Credit: Nikki Chung

CANCELLED: Drama Queens: Play Reading for Pleasure

16th April at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

It’s time for Lights! Action! Tea! once again in our friendly and relaxed regular No-Acting-Required Drama Queens sessions. Come along and join us!

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!

Fiction Writing to Help Manage Chronic Pain. Credit: Gillian Shirreffs

CANCELLED: Fiction Writing to Help Manage Chronic Pain

21st April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Explore the ways writing can be used as a powerful distraction to help manage chronic pain, in these creative writing workshops led by writer Gillian Shirreffs.

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