We Deserve A Medal: Militant Suffrage Activism

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Celebrate Glasgow Women’s Library’s recent acquisition of Maud Joachim’s hunger strike medal, with a rare opportunity to see two other special medals in this exhibition of militant suffrage memorabilia. A suffragette and member of the Women’s Social and Political Union, Maud was arrested in Dundee on the 20th October 1909, with Adela Pankhurst, Helen Archdale, […]

Grit and Diamonds Exhibition at Dundee Women’s Festival

Dundee Central Library Wellgate, Dundee

This exhibition celebrates women blowing their own trumpets in the fight for equality from 1980 to 1990. Glasgow Women’s Library came into being partly in response to the overarching masculine narratives in Glasgow’s approach to being a European City of Culture in 1990. The exhibition includes posters and photographs from GWL’s archive and features the […]

May East: What If Women Designed the City?

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

How can cities be greener, wilder, more inclusive, liveable and poetic? Join author May East and award-winning architect Jude Barber for readings and conversation to celebrate the launch of May’s book What if Women Designed the City? The book draws from in-depth walking interviews with 274 women from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, and offers 33 […]

Necropolis Women’s Heritage Walk

Glasgow Necropolis Glasgow

This hilly walk, based in one of Glasgow’s most fascinating Victorian garden cemeteries, looks at the stories of both the notorious and the forgotten women who are buried in these atmospheric and ethereal surroundings, with fantastic views over the city. Large print versions of the tour guides’ scripts are available on the day. Booking This […]

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Women’s Heritage Bike Ride – New Route!

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Starting from GWL, this guided bike ride on cycle paths through Glasgow Green and the Gorbals will introduce some of the remarkable women uncovered by our Women’s History Detectives. You’ll hear about activists, hawkers, weavers, and educators from different backgrounds who have inhabited and enriched these areas. This event is aimed at women who are […]

Garnethill Women’s Heritage Walk

Garnethill Area Glasgow

From the bustle of Sauchiehall Street to quiet and leafy back streets, this bohemian enclave is full of surprises and has been home to many remarkable women who have made Garnethill one of the most exciting cultural and multicultural hotspots in Glasgow. Large print versions of the guides’ script are available on the day. “Really […]

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