Comfort

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

Comfort the Breast Quilt, was made by 180 women and teenage girls from across the UK. The artwork explores the subject of breasts, from prepubescent hopes, aging, breastfeeding, sexualization, operations and hormones for health or cosmetic issues, to transgender women feminization. These are women’s stories of embarrassment, pleasure, pain and joy. 

Trans Zines: Launching Our New Display

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

Our archive is full of incredible zines donated to us over the years by their makers and fanz. Health and heartaches, music and menstruation, our zines are full of knowledge […]

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 […]

Project Esperanza

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

The Eve/Hawa Quilt The Project Esperanza ‘Eve/Hawa Quilt’ is a poignant tapestry woven by the skilled hands of Project Esperanza's Women's sewing group in Edinburgh. More than a mere creation, […]

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Event Series Women Making It

Women Making It

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

Join us this Autumn for a range of GWL's bitesize feminist crafting including block printing, candle art, quilling, stone art and much more!

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Event Series Open Book

Open Book

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

These vibrant and thoughtful monthly Open Book creative writing sessions are led by Kathrine Sowerby, a poet and writer based in Glasgow.

Each session focus on a different theme each month – such as Home, Grow and Transform, or Garden – and use poetry and short stories as prompts for your own creative writing.

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Teenage Kicks

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

Meg can’t wait to leave home. Cynthia misses her family back in the Caribbean. Pamela is pregnant and her mum wants the baby adopted. Andrea fancies girls. Life in 1960s […]

Teenage Kicks: Launch

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

Join us this International Women’s Day to celebrate the launch of our Teenage Kicks exhibition about eight girls growing up in the 1960s. Life in 1960s Britain was changing fast […]

Event Series Conversation Café

Conversation Café

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

If you are new to speaking English or fancy a cuppa and chat, this event is perfect for you! As part of the adult literacy and numeracy team at GWL, […]

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