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GWL in Landressy Street

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

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May 2018

Moving Minds: Exhibition

12th May at 12:00 pm - 9th June at 4:00 pm

In an open, honest and often humorous way, contributors to this exhibition have shared memories and photographs of objects with special significance to them, telling diverse stories from Scotland’s Gypsy and Traveller population.

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6 separate photographs collaged together displaying hands holding objects ranging from a mobile phone to a basket.

Creative Writing Support Group

Free - £2
22nd May at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As requested by Creative Writing for Fearties participants, we have created space for writers to meet each other, share work in an encouraging atmosphere, support each other to hone writing skills, try out ideas and develop new projects.

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Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Making Sparks: GSA Illustration exhibition

24th May - 5th July

Glasgow School of Art Illustration students have been mining the GWL collection to create new letterpress and collograph prints inspired by Muriel Spark's dark, humorous and lushly evocative works.

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Artwork by Clementine Thomas, looks to be a pennant flag in yellow rough materials with the work 'POM' '0810' and then 'ROBINSON' all in red printed on top.

Summer Programme Launch

24th May at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GWL in Landressy Street, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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We launch our Summer Programme with tasters, tours and talks at GWL. We also host one of our legendary journal and book sales!

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Collect:if

Free
24th May at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Collect: if is a network run by and for creative women of colour (WoC), join us for these informal gatherings to connect and learn more about how to use Collect:if and GWL resources to put your practice in the spotlight.

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Photograph of three women of colour smiling and with their arms round one another. They are standing in front of a banner for 'Project X'.

Utter: Raise Your Voice

Free
24th May at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This singing group with a difference brings together women of all ages and abilities to celebrate womanhood through the power of our collective voice.

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

Making Sparks: Exhibition Launch

24th May at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Celebrate the launch of Making Sparks, an exhibition of new works by GSA Illustration students made in response to Muriel Spark books from the GWL collection.

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Photograph of a print showing purple design on top of a deep blue. The words 'A dazzling indictment' are printed in green in small lettering at the bottom right hand side of the image.

Story Café

31st May at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Rediscover the joy of being read to at our legendary lunchtime Story Café, as we immerse ourselves in tales of life, love and longing by the best women writers from across the globe.

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CANCELLED: Lizzie, Lady of Hozier Street: Thursday Performance

£6 - £8
31st May at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sadly this event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.  The play will still be featured in our Drama Queens session on Thursday 3rd May at 2.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

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Black and white photo of a group of women standing with their arms around one another outside.
June 2018

Warm Welcome

2nd June 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 2nd June, 2018

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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GWL staff welcoming visitors to March of Women

CANCELLED: Lizzie, Lady of Hozier Street

£6 - £8
2nd June at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sadly this event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.  The play will still be featured in our Drama Queens session on Thursday 3rd May at 2.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

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Black and white photo of a group of women standing with their arms around one another outside.

Belonging with Open Book

Free - £2
5th June 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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Equality in Progress: Disrupting the Sector

18th June at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
GWL in Landressy Street, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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This work is timely and important. As a museum rooted in equalities and the values of social justice we know that this project and it's research is a much needed antidote to 'equality and diversity lite'. We do this work because WE are YOU. We mean business. We mean change. We mean a cognitive shift on the issues of structural inequality in the museum sector.  Inaction is no longer an option.  Let's do this...

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