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Film still from The Judge. Credit: The Judge press kit, UK Asian Film Festival 2019

Reading Group for Muslim Women

19th June at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Reading group for Muslim Women brings together women interested in books written by Muslim women or with a focus on women’s issues.

Gathering for a GWL Story Café. Credit: GWL

Story Café

20th June at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Reinvent your lunchtime at Story Café! Stories and poems from around the world, all washed down with tea and friendly chat. Pull up a chair and become part of the story!

Drama Queens perform The Abbess of Crewe adaptation Credit: GWL

Drama Queens: In Our Own Words

20th June 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!

Seeing Things! Photo credit: Nicola Carty

Seeing Things Visit to St Mungo’s Museum

21st June at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We’re going out and about with Seeing Things to visit St Mungo’s Museum and see an exhibition about Anne Frank, finishing with some relaxed creative writing inspired by diaries and the museum .

Seeing things

Seeing Things visit Sudanese House exhibition

22nd June at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Seeing things visits Sudanese house as part of the Refugee Festival

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

Home Where Home Is Not: Exhibition Launch

22nd June at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the launch at GWL of 'Home Where Home Is Not', 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.

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

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.

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

Readers of Colour

26th June at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Story Cafe Credit: Katy Owen

Story Café Special: aka Laura Grey, The Pantomime Girl

27th June at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

At this Story Café Special, GWL’s Donna Moore will talk about her work-in-progress about militant suffragette Lavender Guthrie: aka Laura Grey, Pantomime Girl.

Refugee Tales Volume II Book Cover. Credit: Comma Press

Refugee Tales: Readings with Jackie Kay and Sameena Zehra

27th June at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an evening with Refugee Tales contributors Jackie Kay and Sameena Zehra, and listen to the stories of those who have suffered under the UK’s policy of indefinite detention, an issue which could not be more prevalent in today’s climate.

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