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Glasgow Women’s Library

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23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
0141 550 2267

January 2020

Story Café

30th January at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

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Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

Free
31st January at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Reading group focuses on books written by Muslim women or with topics of particular relevance to Muslim women today, and we also watch films together. If you are passionate about books and love to share them with others, or you simply want to get into the habit of reading, this group is for you!

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Reading Group for Muslim Women, May 2017. Credit: GWL

February 2020

Warm Welcome

1st February at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3rd February, 2020

GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a friendly relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections. We’d love to welcome you here!

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A hand holds up a GWL Borrower Card bearing the GWL logo, a red circle with a green figure of a woman and an 'i' for information. There are bookshelves and an architect's model of the building behind.

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
1st February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Open Book

Free – £2
4th February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

These vibrant and thoughtful monthly Open Book sessions led by poet Marjorie Lotfi Gill are perfect for seasoned writers and beginners alike.

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Open Book Credit: GWL
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Spring Programme Launch

6th February at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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It’s our Spring 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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SAY Artists

7th February - 28th March

SAY Artists: A powerful exhibition of artworks created by young women who are survivors of sexual violence.

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SAY Women Credit: © Julie Broadfoot // Juliebee - www.juliebee.co.uk

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
8th February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Story Café

13th February at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

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Story Cafe. Credit: GWL
Items from the GWL Zine Collection. Credit: GWL

Change of Zine

13th February at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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To mark LGBT History Month join Lauren, our Archive Apprentice, for a zine workshop drawing inspiration from materials within the Lesbian Archive. 

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Toys for Survival: Exhibition Launch

Free
13th February at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come together for a special chance to preview the exhibition 'Toys for Survival' and attend a guided tour with the women behind the project. 

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Toys for Survival. Credit: Leah Miller-Biot

Toys for Survival

14th February - 28th March

Mobilising playfulness and pleasure as a radical act within a history of women’s resistance, healing and growth, Toys for Survival started life as a series of workshops for survivors of gender-based violence and the exhibition explores sensuality and sensory pleasure through sculpture.

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Toys for Survival. Credit: Leah Miller-Biot

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
15th February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Story Café

20th February at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

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Story Cafe. Credit: GWL
Her Century Film Stills

Her Century: Scotland’s Women on Film

20th February at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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Discover the unseen crofters, campaigners, mothers, pilots and factory workers who played key roles in modern Scottish society in our screening of rarely-seen archive films featuring work from Scottish women filmmakers.

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Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
22nd February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
29th February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

March 2020

Story Café

5th March at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

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Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Herland: Readings from the Bower of Bliss

£5.00 – £19.00
6th March at 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Immerse yourself in a new reading experience as you enter the Bower of Bliss with Linder returning to host our first international women's day Herland.

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Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
7th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
14th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Story Café

19th March at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

Find out more »
Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
21st March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Story Café

26th March at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

Find out more »
Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
28th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

April 2020

Story Café

2nd April at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

Find out more »
Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Free
4th April at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until 5th April, 2020

These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the space, time and support needed to tell your stories in your own terms. These sessions are led by experienced playwright and producer, Sara Sharaawi, who will share skills to help you build tension and write dialogue as well as give you the unique chance to work with professional actors and artistic director Jemima Levick!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

Writing for Performance: Showcase

Free
18th April at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Be inspired, moved and entertained by the work that Muslim women have created and developed as part of our Stellar Quines play-writing workshops this Spring!

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Writing for Performance – Playwriting for Muslim Women. Credit: GWL

May 2020

Story Café

7th May at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

Find out more »
Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Story Café

14th May at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

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Story Cafe. Credit: GWL
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