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Weemin’s Wark

26th January - 30th April

The Weemin's Wark exhibition aims to increase the visibility of women’s contribution to contemporary island culture by providing a safe space in which to examine notions of labour and positivity for women and allies who challenge structures of social and institutional inequality.

Artwork by Hannah Harkes: As Long As We Make It. A figure walks away from the camera along a bath, different braids of rope over their shoulder.

A Celebration of Weemin’s Wark

26th January at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: To celebrate our ongoing partnership with Gaada artists and activist on Shetland through the project Weemin’s Wark, we are pleased to present a digital gathering of voices, stories, activism and hope.

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

27th January 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.

Reading Group for Muslim Women Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

28th January at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 4th March, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on 8th April, 2021 at 8:00 pm

ONLINE: The Reading group for Muslim Women brings together women interested in books written by Muslim women or with a focus on women’s issue. If you are passionate about books and love to share them with others, or you simply want to get into the habit of reading but find it challenging, then this group is for you!

Open Book Credit: GWL

Online: Open Book

1st February at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These thoughtful monthly Open Book creative writing sessions are now back!

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.

Readers of Colour

17th February at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 31st March, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 28th April, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 26th May, 2021 at 6:00 pm

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

Portrait of Gauri Raje holding her hand up to the camera mid-performance. Gauri Raje. Credit: Mary Humphrey

In Conversation with…

25th February at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ONLINE: Join us for our series of online events ‘In Conversation with….’  Women of Colour creatives in Scotland. We 'll be chatting to emerging and established creatives about their life, creative practice, key projects and future aspirations!

Open Book. Credit: GWL

Open Book

1st March at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Spring, led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Reading Group for Muslim Women Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

4th March at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 4th March, 2021 at 8:00 pm

One event on 8th April, 2021 at 8:00 pm

ONLINE: The Reading group for Muslim Women brings together women interested in books written by Muslim women or with a focus on women’s issue. If you are passionate about books and love to share them with others, or you simply want to get into the habit of reading but find it challenging, then this group is for you!

A yellow felt heart and a yellow felt flower have been added to two paperclips. Craft created by Purple Bee.

Women Making It: Kindness

9th March at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ONLINE: Create something beautiful to celebrate kindness in our Women Making It online workshop with Zaheera Pathan. We’ll post you out a ‘Kindness Craft Bundle’ so you have everything you need to take part!

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