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GWL in Landressy Street

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

January 2019

Story Café

24th January at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 25th January, 2019

Stories, poems, tea and a warm welcome await you, as we rediscover the joy of being read to. Pull up a chair and become part of the story.

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Story Cafe Credit: Jeanette Lang

Alternative Burns Night: Herland Ceilidh

£5 – £16
25th January at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our legendary Alternative Burns Night gets a twist, a turn, a birl… this year we’ll be ceilidh-ing the night away and hearing Scots and Gaelic story-telling and song by awe-inspiring women creatives. Put the date in your diary: more info released in November!

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Shamshad Ghani singing Auld Lang Syne in Punjabi at Herland: Alternative Burns Night, Jan 2018 Credit: GWL

Spring Programme Launch

31st January at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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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Spring Programme Launch 2017. A woman speaks in front of a group of seated people and here is a book sale taking place in the foreground.
Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce: Exhibition Launch with Special Guest Jackie Kay

31st January at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GWL in Landressy Street, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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Join us at GWL to launch inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce and hear award-winning writer Jackie Kay share her new writing inspired by their work.

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February 2019

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce

1st February - 23rd March

Join us at GWL to experience inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce.

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Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Warm Welcome

2nd February at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3rd February, 2019

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

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Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Open Book

Free – £2
5th February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Described as “the most interesting and inspirational mornings” by one participant, these vibrant and thoughtful monthly workshops led by poet Marjorie Lotfi Gill explore themes of journey, migration and belonging.

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Open Book Credit: GWL

Story Café

7th February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Story Café

14th February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Utter: Raise Your Voice

Free
14th February at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The joy of making music together is what Utter, singing group with a difference, is all about. No need to read music, or have singing experience. Come to as many sessions as you like!

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Song books from our collection, ‘Out Loud!’ and ‘Sisters In Song’ Credit: GWL

Women Making It

15th February at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Stride with Pride

Free
16th February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Story Café

21st February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Stride with Pride

Free
23rd February at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Story Café

28th February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

March 2019

Women Making It

1st March at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Stride with Pride

Free
2nd March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Decoding Inequality: Exhibition Launch

6th March - 6th April

This exhibition supports visitors to consider the social history of objects relating to women’s history, illustrating their historical and contemporary inequality – and linking interpretation with political campaigns for reform such as reproductive rights, domestic abuse, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence. 

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Story Café

7th March at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Stride with Pride

Free
9th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Story Café

14th March at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

‘Decoding Inequality: Analysing Collections’ Sectoral Event

Free
15th March at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

On Friday 15th March 2019 we will launch our Decoding Inequality sectoral report, sharing our equalities-led approach to object interpretation with museum and archive colleagues in the sector.

Colleagues will have the opportunity to visit the Decoding Inequality exhibition, learn about the emerging object narratives, learn more about the why and how of a 'feminist interpretation strategy' and try out our approach themselves.

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Women Making It

15th March at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Stride with Pride

Free
16th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Story Café

21st March at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Stride with Pride

Free
23rd March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Story Café

28th March at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Women Making It

29th March at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Stride with Pride

Free
30th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

April 2019

Stride with Pride

Free
6th April at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Women Making It

12th April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Stride with Pride

Free
13th April at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

Story Café

18th April at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Women Making It

26th April at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Stride with Pride

Free
27th April at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This LGBT History Month we invite LGBTQI+ people to stride with pride and become history detectives. In these workshops, we’ll research and shape a new heritage trail, to be launched in the Summer.

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Image from the Lesbian Archive at Glasgow Women's Library reading Glasgow Lesbian Avengers: We Object!

May 2019

Story Café

2nd May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Women Making It

10th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Story Café

16th May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Story Café

23rd May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Women Making It

24th May at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, African beadwork, film screenings and much more.

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Women Making It Credit: GWL Women painting and drawing at GWL

Story Café

30th May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang
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