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Online: Ways of Seeing: Shutter Speed Talks

15th October - 29th November

Alongside our Ways of Seeing symposium and exhibition, are these pre-recorded 'Shutter Speed' talks. These snapshot presentations offer a glimpse the many stories of women and photography in Scotland. Watch along to discover more about Victorian tintypes, the carte-de-viste craze or figures such as Hannah Jane Dunlop, Lady Anne Lindsay and Jessie Mann.

Making Her Mark research. Credit: GWL

Making Her Mark

28th October at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on 14th October, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 28th October, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 11th November, 2020 at 1:00 pm

How are women’s lives reflected in Renfrewshire’s towns and villages? How are they celebrated or remembered? These sessions are a chance to try out something new, take part in creative workshops, make friends and contribute to an exciting end of project exhibition in Paisley in 2021.

Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

Online: Readers of Colour

28th October at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 25th November, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 16th December, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on 27th January, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

Ways of Seeing. Credit: Ilisa Stack / Shutter Hub

Online: Ways of Seeing Exhibition

29th October - 24th December

What are Scottish women’s unique ways of seeing the world through the camera lens? See the work of women photographers in Scotland in this online exhibition.

A yellow-coloured page from a photograph album. On it are displayed about a dozen small, black and white photos of people and stately homes, surrounded by signatures and a watercolour sketch of ivy.

Online Symposium: ‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland

29th October at 9:15 am - 4:00 pm

Sign up to attend the symposium ‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland, hosted online by Glasgow Women's Library, and inspired by the National Trust for Scotland’s extensive photographic collections.

Story Cafe Radical Women. Credit: GWL

Online: Story Café Special: Radical Women

29th October at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sit back and listen to talks, stories and poems that celebrate the lives of poets, writers and fighters – from suffragettes and radical women poets of the past to Scottish women fighting for workplace equality in the twentieth century.

Open Book Credit: GWL

Online: Open Book

2nd November at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

These thoughtful monthly Open Book creative writing sessions are now back for Autumn!

Making Her Mark research. Credit: GWL

Making Her Mark

11th November at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 14th October, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 28th October, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 11th November, 2020 at 1:00 pm

How are women’s lives reflected in Renfrewshire’s towns and villages? How are they celebrated or remembered? These sessions are a chance to try out something new, take part in creative workshops, make friends and contribute to an exciting end of project exhibition in Paisley in 2021.

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Our Changing Climate: Local Women Respond

11th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As the climate changes, whether that’s in Scotland or in other parts of the world, women are reacting with creativity and innovation to find solutions which benefit their families and communities and which reduce inequality.
How is our community responding? And how can these responses also address the inequalities our city faces?

Portrait of Dr Noir in black and white. They are leaning on the back of a chair in front of a bookcase.

Online: Story Café Special: International Crime Fiction

12th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you drawn to stories of murder, mayhem and intrigue? Captivated by flawed detectives and villainous perpetrators? Then this International Crime Fiction Story Café is for you! Join Dr Noir in conversation with Sheena Kamal and Lilja Sigurðardóttir.

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