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The library's first location in Garnethill, 1991

The Glasgow Girls of Garnethill

18th August at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This Garnethill walk will take you from the bustle of Sauchiehall Street to quiet and leafy back streets, highlighting the many remarkable women who have made this bohemian enclave one of the most exciting cultural and multicultural hotspots in Glasgow.

Image courtesy Belles on Bikes

Women’s Heritage Bike Ride

24th August at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Let our tour guides lead you gently along cycle paths, through Glasgow Green and beside the Clyde, while sharing fun and fascinating facts about the history of women’s cycling.

Chrissie Martin and Jessie Bell weaving a Templeton carpet 1955. Credit: STOD201/2/16/1/6 - p.8 University of Glasgow Archives Services

Voices from Scotland’s Textiles Heritage

24th August at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hear some of the women’s voices who worked in Scotland's textile industry through recent oral history recordings, and see materials from the archives of Stoddard-Templeton and Paisley’s Coats & Clarks this Saturday afternoon.

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