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April 2019

Women’s Words Exhibition

13th April - 1st June

Take a peek at some of our literary treasures, from poetry to pulp fiction at our Women’s Words exhibition. We will showcase celebrated writers from our Open the Door Festival.

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Women’s Words Exhibition. Credit: GWL

Textiles and Activism

13th April - 1st June

Working with textile artist Paria Goodarzi, women from Sakina Group in Glasgow have designed their own creative prints for scarves. This exhibition showcases their work which uses symbols, images and empowering statements to explore and celebrate women’s activism. 

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Education for Women artwork from the Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event Credit: GWL

Tiny Territories

17th April - 30th May

Come find ‘Tiny Territories’; an exhibition of paper sculptures & photos of unnoticed objects & places.

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Paper Iron, made for Tiny Territories exhibition by Caroline Christie

May 2019

Story Café

23rd May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Summer Programme Launch

23rd May at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It’s our Summer programme launch! Come along for a warm welcome to hear what’s coming up, see the new exhibitions, browse the book sale and meet the team.

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GWL Building Sign

Women Making It

24th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Story Café: Women, Environment, Adventure

Free
27th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Daring discoveries, tenacious trailblazers, awesome adventures . . . women’s writing is rich with stories of expeditions and journeys that have inspired others and changed the way we see the world we live in.

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Story Cafe: Women, Environment, Adventure

Songwriting to Inspire Change

Free
27th May at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Find your inner lyricist and feel the powerful resonance of contemporary protest song at this beginner-friendly workshop with singer-songwriter Penny Stone.

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Penny Stone

Seeing Things visit Domestic Bliss at GOMA

28th May at 11:00 am - 1:00 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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Readers of Colour

29th May at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come along to our Edinburgh reading group and discover new women writers of colour.

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Books by Women Writers of Colour at Glasgow Women's Library
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