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June 2019

Home Where Home Is Not

24th June - 3rd August

Home Where Home Is Not is an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place. This exhibition is across both GWL and Platform, Easterhouse.

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Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

July 2019

Drama Queens: Play Reading For Pleasure

Free – £2
18th July at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

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Drama Queens Credit: GWL
Programming Folders. Credit: GWL

This Is Who We Are

18th July at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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This welcoming, open session is for anyone who wants to discover more about GWL. This session, our production coordinators will speak about the routes for events, exhibitions and projects proposed by partners to become part of our programme.

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Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Languages of Belonging: Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen in conversation with Amanda Thomson

18th July at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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Join artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen in conversation with Amanda Thomson as part of their Home Where Home Is Not exhibition.

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Creative Writing for Fearties: Wish You Were Here

Free – £2
20th July at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this friendly Creative Writing session, read – and write – between the lines of our fantastic postcard collection.

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A small group sit round a table writing. Everyone has their heads down and looks to be focused. There are tea cups and what look to be photographic prompts on the table.

Performative Tour with Julia Lee Barclay-Morton

21st July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This Performative tour with Julia Lee Barclay-Morton, takes place across both sites of the exhibition Home Where Home Is Not, starting at Platform the tour will finish at GWL.

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Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Seeing Things visit ‘Home Where Home Is Not’

23rd July at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Seeing Things is a group that meet up to see art, performances and cultural events put on by women across Glasgow and beyond. We think it’s more fun to go to see things together, and we usually have a cup of tea or coffee afterwards.  Our trips are always free. It would be great if you could come along.

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Drama Queens: In Our Own Words

Free – £2
25th July at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Following on from the fun and hilarious adaptation of Abbess of Crewe by our Drama Queens, this Summer we're experimenting with a new short story adaptation. Come along for play writing fun. No experience required!

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Drama Queens perform The Abbess of Crewe adaptation Credit: GWL

Readers of Colour X Fringe of Colour

25th July at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Edinburgh Central Library, George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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This Summer, we are excited to take part in the Fringe of Colour Scheme, which aims to increase the access of young people of colour in Edinburgh to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Find out more about our first meeting!

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Women Making It

26th July at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, film screenings and much more. Friendly and relaxed drop-in sessions, perfect if you're new to the Library!

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Women Making It Scrapbooking. Credit: GWL
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